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.

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Program Snapshot

Course Format
On-campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters

Tuition for the 24-25 Academic Year

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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


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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Regis University follows in the heritage of the Jesuit Catholic order, prioritizing the development of the whole person while preparing you for the modern world. Learn more about our tradition of excellence and the benefits of a Jesuit education.

How to Apply

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

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts

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 for the 2024-2025 academic year: $45,990/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part-time tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,533/credit hour

Tuition is one part of the overall cost of attendance, which includes all expenses students may have, including basic living costs. For more information about tuition, fees and your estimated cost of attendance, visit our Cost of Attendance for On-Campus Daytime Undergraduates page. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Check out our Net Price Calculator to get a better look at what your financial aid package may include.

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Admissions Timeline

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

| Early Decision: Oct. 1
| First-Year Students: Jan. 1
| International Students: March 1
| Transfer Students: June 1

First-Year Students: Nov. 1
International Students: Nov. 1
Transfer Students: Dec. 1

A Culture of Excellence

The Bachelor of Arts in Sociology is offered by the Anthropology, Sociology and Criminology department within Regis College.