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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Sociology

  • Online
  • In Person
  • Hybrid (Online and In Person)

Earning your ASU sociology degree will open doors for you in many career fields, including everything from mental health and counseling, criminal justice and education - to health and recreation, business, community relations and social media, among others.

A Minor in Sociology is also available.

Program Faculty

Our experienced and diverse faculty are partners with our students. You can collaborate with them on research projects, and our small class sizes mean you get the individual attention you deserve.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates possess the communication, critical-thinking, decision-making and leadership skills to succeed in virtually any career field.

For those interested in counseling, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment opportunities in many areas of counseling are expected to increase at a faster than average rate through 2028.

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Our Courses

No matter what area of sociology appeals to you, we offer courses to fit your educational and career goals.

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