Study the social lives of people, groups, and societies with Columbia College’s bachelor’s in Sociology online. Explore human behaviors ranging from brief contact between anonymous individuals on the street to global social processes. Students will learn how our lives are shaped by institutions including family, school, religion, media, government, and more. Courses discuss social issues like poverty, crime, deviance, racism, sexism, and homophobia, as well as analyzing social change through policy, social movements, technology, and new ideas and values.
A bachelor's degree in Sociology prepares students to pursue graduate degrees Sociology and in other related areas such as business law, public policy, urban planning, and social work. It also develops skills in data analysis, social trend research, program evaluation, and organizational management necessary for entry level positions and career advancement.
Students can choose an emphasis from:
- Culture and globalization
- Crime and social inequality
- Gender and identity
- High school diploma or GED or a minimum of 6 credit hours of satisfactory college coursework
- Official transcripts
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