Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Program Details

The Bachelor of Arts in Sociology is an online sociology degree program from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  With this degree students explore the social causes and consequences of human behavior.  They will learn to look systematically at the world to uncover the fundamental patterns that shape our independent lives.  Topics covered in sociology range widely since all human behavior is social, including political movements, population shifts, housing patterns, racism, gender inequality, the legal system, the medical profession, crime, families, sexuality, workplace organization, food cultures, and more.  Courses develop a unique way of observing and understanding the social world, looking beyond taken-for-granted views of reality to provide deeper, more illuminating and challenging understandings of social life.  You will use particular analytical perspectives, theoretical approaches, and research methods to expand your awareness of social relationships, cultures, and institutions that shape our lives along with human history.  Beyond the core courses that all majors take, students have an array of electives to choose from, allowing them to become more specialized by choosing electives focused around particular topics of interest.


  • Official high school and/or college transcripts
  • ACT/SAT 

School Accreditation Statement

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