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  Dec 16, 2017
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Human Services/Sociology B.A.

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Sociology is the scientific study of a group of people with a shared culture an social structure.  Sociology majors learn how and why people behave the way they do, as well as the causes of problems within social systems.  This scientific and non-judgmental approach prepares student to work productively with diverse populations in society.  Students will not be required to fulfill common professional business core.


Students majoring in Sociology are prepared to continuing education in graduate school or for direct employment.  Career opportunities including: federal, state, and local government, as well as a wide range of national and local nonprofit organizations.  Sociology students are also sought out to work in a range of business settings particularly in positions that require a non-judgmental interaction with others.

Degree Awarded:

Bachelor of Arts

Total Major Requirements: 61 credit hours

Total General Education and Other Requirements: 41.5 credit hours

Total Degree Requirements: 124 credit hours

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