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


  • Completion of 60 transfer units or higher
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, 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