Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
California State University-San Marcos

Program Details

The bachelor’s in Sociology online allows students to examine social problems both large and small. The curriculum helps develop students’ theoretical, methodological, and advocacy skills.

Areas of study include sociological theory, inequality, race issues, ethnic studies, gender in society, and research methods. Students will learn how to analyze social experiences and discuss the implications of social inequalities. An online sociology degree can lead to careers in advertising and market research, city planning, social services, community organizing, and more.

Students can choose from five concentrations:

  • Standard Concentration
  • Aging and the Life Course
  • Children, Youth, and Families
  • Critical Race Studies
  • Health, Education, and Welfare

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

California State University-San Marcos is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have completion of 60 transfer units or higher.

Restricted States

Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia