Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Program Details

The Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin concentrates on the scientific study of human behavior within society. Students pursuing a degree in sociology will explore human interactions within group settings, the diversity of cultures and societies that exist throughout the world, factors that influence social behavior in various social groups, organizations and institutions. Every online course is taught by the same respected UTPB faculty members who teach on campus. 

Because sociology is a broad discipline, a bachelor's degree in sociology prepares you for a wide variety of career opportunities, such as:

  • counseling
  • teaching
  • social work
  • law enforcement
  • human resources
  • healthcare


This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 120 credits are required, including transfer credits. 

Admissions to the program requires that transfer students seeking, unconditional admission, have accumulated 24 semester credit hours or more from regionally accredited colleges or universities. Official transcripts. Minimum 2.0 GPA (4.0 scale). Must not be on academic or disciplinary suspension from any previously attended college or university. A small number of students who do not successfully meet these requirements or who enter with academic deficiencies may be admitted with added conditions.

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Not approved in Massachusetts.