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Sociology

Bachelor of Arts

Gain a better understanding of society's impact on human behavior.

Are you a critical thinker with effective writing skills and a passion for understanding human behavior? Are you interested in social welfare issues? If so, you may be interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.

The Bachelor of Arts in Sociology studies social interaction, collective behavior, and the ways people construct their society. Sociology also examines the structural causes of social problems and social welfare studies social interaction, collective behavior and the ways people together construct their society. It is an exciting way of looking at our lives and the world around us. A degree in sociology gives students the tools to critically examine culture, the environment, social class, race and ethnic relations, the global community, and the criminal justice system. This degree will give students the research and writing skills that are necessary to either pursue graduate work or to work in the community.

Students who are interested in people, in working with people, in understanding the ways our social institutions, such as work, education, and family help to shape us. Our students gain analytical and research skills, a deeper appreciation for identity and diversity, comprehension of world events and an ability to read media critically, and an awareness of themselves as responsible citizens. 

Program Snapshot

Course Format
On campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters 

Cost of Tuition
$37,830/year 

Sample Sociology Classes

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SO 200: Intro to Sociology

Studies sociological perspectives, focusing on social groups and social interaction.

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SO 201: World Economic Issues

Examines the structure and process of world economic interaction.

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SO 432: Urban Studies

Focuses on urbanization, why cities exist, how they develop, and how they affect people.

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.A. Sociology program, including course requirements and application materials. 

Sociology Career Paths

Sociologist

Design research projects to test theories about social issues and collect data through surveys, observations, interviews to advise clients, policymakers and other groups on sociological issues.


Social Worker

Child and family social workers protect vulnerable children and support families in need of assistance, and help people solve and cope with common problems faced in their everyday lives.


Community Development Specialist

Community Development Specialists work with a variety of families and individuals to serve as an liaison between communities and organizations.


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How to Apply

To apply to the B.A. Sociology program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts with a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • ACT/SAT test scores 
  • Essay
  • One letter of recommendation

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can help you through the entire application process, evaluate your prior learning credit (AP, IB, etc.) and provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Full-time tuition: $37,830/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part time (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,261/credit hour

Tuition does not include fees, room and board or personal expenses. For full cost of attendance information, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Admissions Timeline

Regis University has a rolling admissions policy. However, you are encouraged to submit your application by the priority deadlines:

Fall
| Incoming Freshmen: April 15
International Students: July 1
Transfer Students: August 1

Spring
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Incoming Freshmen: Dec 1
International Students: Nov 1
Transfer Students: Dec 1