Sociology (BA) / Social Welfare
Adams State University

Program Details

Adams State University offers a BA in Sociology with an emphasis in Social Welfare degree. The BA Sociology curriculum combines academic theories with practical understanding. Students have the opportunity in the classroom to learn about sociology principles, theories, and knowledge and apply the knowledge in a hands-on internship in the community. Sociology graduates from ASU pursued careers as child protective services caseworker, family preservation specialist, probation officer, law enforcement officer, corrections counselor, social services coordinator, administrative liaison for children and families, forensic social worker, community corrections officer, caseworker, victim advocate, and many more. Social welfare courses encompass topics of human behavior & social environment, poverty & social inequality, social welfare policy, and social welfare internship.  


Official high school transcripts. ACT/SAT scores (students 23 years of age are older do not have to submit ACT/SAT scores, but may need to complete a placement exam). 

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission