Bachelor of Science in Sociology
Austin Peay State University

Program Details

A bachelor’s in Sociology online can prepare students to work with diverse populations to address relevant social issues. Students completing this online Sociology degree will have skills in quantitative reasoning and analysis that are in demand in many professions.

Coursework covers topics including methods of social research, gender and sexualities, social stratification, and social statistics. The degree is rounded out with general education classes such as composition, natural sciences, statistics, and public speaking.

Careers available to Sociology majors include:

  • Counseling
  • Social media coordinator, analyst, or research
  • Sales and marketing
  • Human resources
  • Teaching
  • Research and data analysis


  • Official transcripts
  • COMPASS assessment (through the APSU Testing Center)
  • A high school diploma or GED

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges