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Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

Program Details

The online BA in Sociology degree program provides students with a solid liberal arts foundation for entering the world of business, law enforcement, education, government, non profit organizations, environmental, and health career fields. Students also gain valuable insights into social factors like race, ethnicity, gender, age, education, and social class, that can affect a wide range of variables like workplace productivity, organizational effectiveness, family and community dynamics, and environmental policy. Coursework covers topics in sociological foundations, theory, methods, analysis, and practice, so graduates are prepared to pursue careers in the field.


This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 128 credits are required, including transfer credits. Students accepted into the program must be of sophomore standing.

Cumulative high school GPA of 2.75 or above. ACT/SAT scores. Transfer students must have a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA in college coursework, and be eligible for return to your last college/university. Official transcripts.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


The required Introduction to Sociology, SOC 101G is not offered via Canvas, the distance learning platform. 

Not all programs at New Mexico State University are approved in all states. Prospective students should check with the school prior to enrollment.