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B.A. Sociology

We See Your Future in Sociology.
We see your greatest potential and your motivation to achieve.
Norfolk State UniversityBachelors 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