Bachelor of Science in Sociology
Fort Hays State University

Program Details

Sociology is the study of social life and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. The challenges we face today – changing family structures, cultural diversity, community development, globalization, urbanization, social inequality, terrorism, environmental change, migration – provide students with fantastic opportunities in fields with high social importance. A Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Sociology develops strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and prepares students for a variety of rewarding careers where they can make a lasting impact on the lives of others.


  • To be considered for admission to FHSU, a student must complete the application for admission and submit official transcripts from all previously attended schools
  • Students who are over the age of 21 do not need to have an ACT or SAT score submitted in order to fulfill the application requirements

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission