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Bachelor of Arts


The Sociology program at CSP is a highly dynamic and relational field that explores today's changing world. It’s a degree designed so that you can help address modern challenges and impact the community in which you live.


Program Length

44 Credits


On Campus

You will explore the historical, modern, and current approaches to matters affecting society and possible remedies through direct engagement and policy. Not only will you explore aspects of sociology from an academic approach, but you’ll also have the opportunity to engage with organizations and practitioners in the field through practicums and internships.

Areas of opportunity to work in include mental health, family crisis, people with addiction, working with those experiencing homelessness, felon re-entry, racial and economic inequality, and many more. Those areas are extremely relevant in any human services field, such as social services, human resources, counseling, law enforcement, and more.

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Career Paths

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors $ 48,520
Social Worker $ 50,390
Social and Community Service Manager $ 74,000

Program Details

The BA in Sociology program supports students who are aiming toward entering a sociological human service profession, and will also refine the skills of students who may already be established in their careers.

Coursework is specifically designed to allow for students to formalize their career goals and create a personalized capstone portfolio, setting them apart from other job-seekers in their fields.

Throughout the program, you’ll acquire the skills necessary to be successful in many sociological human services professions. You’ll feel prepared to enter into professional settings after exploring your interests and building valuable, career-ready skillsets at CSP.

In addition to classroom learning environments, the program offers dynamic internship opportunities, Criminal Justice/Sociology Club memberships, and alumni networking partnerships.

Meet Our Faculty

Our world-class faculty use their decades of experience to nurture your success from the first day of class all the way to graduation— and beyond.

Norman Piatti, Ph.D.

Sociology Program Chair / Assistant Professor of Practice

Student Outcomes

CSP graduates are leaders and trailblazers. Meet some of our alumni below and see how they’re shaping the world.

Andrew Capirchio

Program Coordinator, Minneapolis Public Schools

career support

The support system you’ll enjoy at CSP continues far past the day you receive your diploma. Our Office of Career Development helps students and alumni find meaningful work through job & internship assistance, networking opportunities, interview prep, and much more.


CSP was ranked in the Top 10 “Career Ready” Institutions & Top 10 “Career Ready” Feedback for First-Generation College Students in the 2021 SkillSurvey Career Readiness.

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