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Sociology, B.A.

This scientific degree teaches students the use of empirical data to understand current social realities.

If you’re interested in how social hierarchy and the relevance of social power affect everyday life, consider earning a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology.

Courses focus on key social issues in order to design policies that allow for social progress with race, poverty, urbanization, inequalities, globalization, immigration, environmental change, research, gender, power, and class.

Our degree program allows you to identify patterns of socialization and human behavior while understanding the dynamics of the social process.

At A Glance

Program: Bachelor of Arts
Audience: Undergraduate students
Format: Face-to-face classes
Next Start Date: August 26, 2024

"I currently work at a residential treatment facility for juvenile delinquents, which is the job I got right after graduating from Immaculata. Immaculata prepared me in many ways for the workforce. It provided the textbook knowledge I needed to excel in my field through a wide range of classes. There were topic-specific classes offered that allowed for me to explore my interest and find my passion. Immaculata also offered numerous internship opportunities that gave me practical experience. The program motivated me to challenge myself socially, which has allowed me to enhance my networking skills and advance in the real world. My favorite part about the program was how devoted the faculty was to each student’s success during and after the program."

Prentice Fairbanks
Youth Counselor at Edison Court Behavioral Health

A degree in sociology prepares you for graduate school or to enter the workforce after graduation.

To gain professional experience, sociology students are encouraged to take internships to prepare for a strong foundation in their field.

A degree in sociology can lead to careers in fields such as healthcare, counseling, social work, community services, social services, education, law, research, government, human resources, management consultants and survey researchers to name just a few.

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