BA in Sociology

Explore the causes and consequences of human behavior.

Overview

Overview

Sociology is the study of social life, social change and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Our Bachelor of Arts in Sociology program can prepare you for a variety of careers by helping you understand how we behave in different environments and circumstances. You’ll gain a deeper knowledge of social structures and their influence on various groups, as well as the consequences of human behavior.

What You'll Learn

In our BA in Sociology program, offered 100% online, you will investigate the structure of groups, organizations and societies, and explore how people interact within these contexts. These entities can include the family unit, companies and religious groups, and may be examined through the lens of race, gender and social class. You will learn about research techniques that can be applied to the study of topics ranging from crime and delinquency to corporate decision-making and education reform.

Featured Courses:

  • Sustainable Enterprise
  • Social Inequality
  • Deviance
See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.

Accreditation

New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), the nation’s oldest accrediting association, through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Careers

Graduates of our BA in Sociology program are equipped to pursue career opportunities across a variety of fields, including social work, law enforcement, activism and healthcare. Additionally, the program can prepare students for graduate studies in areas such as counseling, mental health services and developmental disability services. Potential career paths include:

Time to Complete

4

Credits Per Course

7

Weeks Per Course

30

Total Courses

4

Years to Complete

Learn More

Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

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