Delve into the study of humans and their experiences in society with your Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Arizona Global Campus. Focus on their identifying groups (race, gender, sexuality, etc.) and the unique issues they can face in society such as: discrimination, inequality, equity and access, when interacting with social policy, institutions, workplaces and communities. Throughout your sociology degree, you will develop a deep appreciation for cultural and social diversity.
Your Bachelor of Arts in Sociology will provide you with the ability to defend knowledge of human identifying groups and their societal problems using varied social research perspectives. Sociology majors study social theory and social structures, research methods and the making and implementation of social policy. You will study the diversity of society, the cause of social issues, how to provide solutions, and how advocates influence positive social change in communities and through social policy.
Upon completion of your degree in sociology, you will be able to:
- Defend knowledge of foundational sociological concepts; specifically, concepts of diversity, social responsibility, human rights, and dignity and respect for others in society
- Assess a variety of classical and contemporary sociological theoretical perspectives
- Evaluate research methodologies within the sociological context
- Critically evaluate sociological issues
- Apply sociological tools to impact societal issues
Successful completion of this program by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Arizona Global Campus is accredited by:
WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
The University of Arizona Global Campus (formerly Ashford University) is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 1001 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 402, Alameda, CA 94501.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official High School Transcript/GED Score
Arkansas, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Puerto Rico, New York