Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
Arkansas State University

Program Details

The bachelor’s in Sociology online prepares students for a variety of career paths by equipping them with an in-depth understanding of how people function within societies and cultures. Core requirements include classes on methods of research, social problems, world population and society, and principles of sociology.

This online Sociology degree helps students understand why we react to our surroundings the way we do and how we learn to coexist with one another by adapting to our larger social communities.

Students can choose from many elective topics such as:

  • Criminology
  • Sociology of gender
  • Minority groups
  • Sociology of aging
  • Collective behavior
  • Sociology of disasters
  • Social stratification

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Arkansas State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Students who have completed 13 or more transferrable college credits are only required to have a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  • SAT/ACT test scores are eligible to be waived for students who have completed 24 or more transferrable college credits.