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Sociology

Sociology

Earn Your B.S. in Sociology Online!

The CSU Sociology program offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to educate students about a broad range of topics in the study of sociology leading to the Bachelor of Science degree. Using the latest technological teaching innovations, sociology online courses are easy to navigate, provide multiple opportunities for interaction, and deliver course content in an effective and comprehensive manner.

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What is Sociology?

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Sociology is the scientific study of groups and human interaction. Few other fields have such a scope and relevance for research, theory, and application of knowledge. The CSU Sociology program offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to educate students about a broad range of topics in the study of sociology leading to the Bachelor of Science degree. Since the subject matter of sociology is people and human behavior, sociologists investigate the structure and interactions of groups, organizations, and societies.

Examples of areas of study include:

  • The Family
  • Race, Class, and Gender
  • Crime, Conformity, and Deviance
  • Social Stratification, Prejudice and Discrimination
  • Community Development, and Social Policy
  • Work and Organizations
  • Global Studies: - Model African Union
  • African Women and Development
  • Social Theory
  • Social Research Methods

With a Sociology major you will:

  • be able to recognize trends and patterns,
  • develop then ability to create reports,
  • be able to think critically and analytically about issues,
  • develop skills in interpersonal communications,
  • develop skills in research and data analysis,
  • develop skills in planning and organizing, and management.

After graduation Sociology graduates find employment in many fields including:

  • Mental Health Worker
  • Adoption Agent
  • Corrections Officer
  • Child Welfare Officer
  • Human Resources
  • Welfare Counselor
  • Community Service Agency
  • Claims Representative
  • Public Opinion Surveyor
  • Marketing Research Analyst
  • Social Worker
  • Case Aid Worker
  • Child Abuse Case Manager
  • Advertising Assistant
  • Delinquency Counselor
  • Parole/Probation Officer
  • Researcher
  • Correctional Case Worker
  • Technical Writer
  • Alcohol/ Drug Case Worker
  • Research Assistant
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Labor Relations
  • Personnel Interviewer

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