Sociology

Bachelor of Science

Humans are fascinating. If you want to know why people believe strange things, join clubs or commit crimes, then a bachelor of science in sociology is for you. You’ll learn how people interact, behave, and function in society – within large and small groups. As you gain an understanding of complex social issues, you’ll be ready to combine your faith and knowledge to tackle some of society’s most challenging problems.

Humans are fascinating. If you want to know why people believe strange things, join clubs or commit crimes, then a bachelor of science in sociology is for you. You’ll learn how people interact, behave, and function in society – within large and small groups. As you gain an understanding of complex social issues, you’ll be ready to combine your faith and knowledge to tackle some of society’s most challenging problems.

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November 1

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December 1

FAFSA Priority Deadline

January 15

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Video overview for ACU's BS in Sociology program

The Department of Communication and Sociology equips graduates to communicate skillfully, conduct research, and think critically, globally and missionally to prepare them for service in a variety of careers.

Program Structure

B.S. in Sociology

Degree Details

These are the important details you will need to keep in mind as you prepare your application and degree plan.

Required

University Hours: 56
Major Hours: 39
Electives: 33

Total Required: 128 credit hours

Example Coursework 

  • Sociology of Aging
  • Urban and Community Studies
  • Social Statistics
  • Inequality and Social Justice

Minor Available

Yes! ACU offers a minor in this study. You can learn more about this minor by viewing the catalog or explore all of the minors available at the button below.

UNDERGRADUATE MINORS

Students studying sociology

A sociology degree from ACU provides a platform and tools to deeply examine the complexities of society and the culture of humanity. You will develop an appreciation for diversity and hone skills in research, writing, data analysis, problem solving and critical thinking – all skills that will help you analyze complex problems and provide effective solutions no matter what career path you choose.

After Graduation

Courtney tee at the capitol, bachelor of science in sociology alum

A multitude of opportunities will be available to you after graduation. You will have a strong foundation for graduate, medical or law school and also be prepared to enter a variety of careers, including:

  • Human resource manager
  • Statistician
  • Social media strategist
  • Social researcher
  • Career counselor
  • Consumer researcher
  • Housing coordinator
  • Substance abuse counselor
  • Public relations associate
  • Foreign service officer