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B.A. Sociology

 

bachelor of Arts in sociology

Explore the world we live in; understand the complexities of human social change; be equipped to find solutions to social issues.

DEGREE AT A GLANCE

  • 40 General Education Credit Hours
  • 23 Free Elective Credit Hours
  • 45 Major Course Credit Hours
  • 12 Required Course Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours 120

WHERE WILL MY DEGREE TAKE ME?

Our graduates are: Lawyers, Market Research Analysts, Research & Policy Analysts, Law Enforcement & Corrections Officers, Criminal Justice, Probation & Parole Officers, Prison Officials, Rehabilitation & Housing Associates, Human Resources, City Planners, Group Counselors and many more.

  • Community Relations
  • Family Relations
  • Demography and Ecology
  • Gerontology
  • Industrial Sociology
  • Intergroup Relations
  • Medical Sociology
  • Public Opinion Research

ASSOCIATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS

  • W.E.B. Dubois Sociology Club
  • NSU Sociologist Honor Society 
  • NSU Honors College
  • The American Sociological Association
  • The Society for Applied Sociology
  • Association of Black Sociologists
  • The Southern Sociological Society
  • The American society of Criminology
  • The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
  • The Virginia Social Sciences Association
  • The Population Association of America
  • Southern Demographic Association