Bachelor of Arts inSociology

Majoring in Sociology involves the study of the roles people play in society, both as individuals and in groups. How does group interaction change over time? How do ideas of what’s normal and what’s not come into being? How do social class and ethnicity shape people’s lives? You’ll learn to become a critical thinker about the social world as you take 44 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Arts degree.

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Sociology Curriculum Overview

Students graduating with a Sociology major develop lifelong skills in scientific thinking and understanding human thought, behavior, and interaction. The developed educational outcomes in combination with the internship experience prepares student to enter a career of choice or graduate school.

Bachelor of Arts degrees at Concordia University, St. Paul consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 128 credits.

Career Potential

You’ll also keep it real beyond the classroom with travel and internship opportunities in one of the most culturally diverse metropolitan areas in the nation. And because we design our sociology program to be responsive to the exact needs of the marketplace, it will be a relevant major if you’re considering a career in social services, business, youth development, research, law, criminal justice, gerontology, community development and other related fields.

  • Adoption
  • Business
  • Community Development
  • Gerontology
  • Probation
  • Research
  • Social Services
  • Youth Development
  • Criminal Justice
  • Law
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