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Bachelor of Science in Sociology

Program Details

South Dakota State University offers the Bachelor of Science in Sociology, the study of social life, social change and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Students will research individual decisions in light of influencing social, cultural, political and economic factors. Graduates of this program are well prepared to engage in a wide range of career opportunities.

The field of sociology is large and includes the following:

  • family dynamics
  • societal deviance and crime
  • government policies
  • business corporations,
  • schools


High school transcripts. ACT test scores. Post-secondary transcripts (if applicable).

Accreditation & Licensing

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


Not approved for residents of New York and Massachusetts.