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Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

Program Details

University of Florida offers the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, a program that focuses on the diverse social causes and consequences of human behavior. Students will have the ability to impact the research that informs the public policies and practices that propel our communities forward.

This program prepares students for a variety of career options, including:

  • business
  • marketing
  • advertising
  • human resources
  • community and social services
  • education
  • public health
  • criminal justice
  • government and research


Admissions into the major includes a minimum 2.5 and overall 2.75 GPA. Graduation from a regionally accredited or state-approved secondary school or the equivalent. Prerequisite courses in sociology and statistics. Official transcripts. SAT/ACT scores.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


UF is partially authorized for residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, and Washington. States pending authorization include: Kansas, Michigan, New York, and Oregon.

Distance education programs in allied health professions, counseling, education, nursing, social work, and veterinary medicine may require additional approval from state licensing agencies or boards. Out-of-state students who are considering applying to a professional program should contact the licensing agency or board in their state prior to enrollment.