Bachelor of Science in Sociology
Lamar University

Program Details

The bachelor’s in Sociology online from Lamar University gives students a scientifically based understanding of social life, social change, and the causes and effects of human behavior. The curriculum emphasizes research methods, with students testing hypotheses, conducting analysis, and evaluating information to explore social and cultural issues and trends. Topics of study range from mob rule to intimate family dynamics, as well as issues of diversity, religion, education, and culture. 

Faculty advisors and mentors will help you focus on classes related to your specific areas of interest. Graduates will be prepared to tackle a variety of social problems in our society today such as crime, unemployment, violence, poverty, and discrimination.

Graduates can go on to pursue careers in:

  • Law
  • Business
  • Health
  • Politics and government
  • Urban planning
  • Counseling
  • Human resources
  • Marketing, advertising, and public relations
  • Criminal justice
  • Education
  • Nonprofits 

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Lamar University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score