Bachelor of Arts in Sociology / Social Deviance
California University of Pennsylvania

Program Details

This bachelor’s in Sociology online is unique in that it focuses on Social Deviance, actions that violate social norms. This includes a range of behaviors such as drug and alcohol addiction, child abuse and neglect, elder abuse, domestic violence, and more.

Students will gain an in-depth understanding of societal variables that exist, influence, and change based on social, cultural, and political influences. This online sociology degree provides students with a basic interdisciplinary framework of how social deviance is a concept of difference and diversity and how it is related to important social issues. Graduates will learn how to treat, understand, and influence change related to social deviance.

Graduates will be prepared for careers in fields such as:

  • Corrections, probation, and parole
  • Drug, alcohol, and addiction treatment
  • Mental health case management
  • Children and youth services
  • Victims’ advocate
  • Veterans’ services

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

California University of Pennsylvania is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • SAT/ACT test scores waived for applicants who have been out of high school for at least two years