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Applied Sociology

Deepen your understanding of society

Bachelor of Science - Applied Sociology

Deepen your understanding of society with a bachelor's degree in Applied Sociology and become an agent of social change.

Including general education requirements and other electives, the Bachelor of Science in Applied Sociology requires a total of 120 credit hours. The curriculum is designed to be flexible enough to pursue careers in local, state, and federal agencies, or to gain admission to graduate study in a field of specialization.

In addition, applied sociology majors may choose a concentration in Child Maltreatment and Family Violence. Learn the requirements by viewing the complete degree requirements.

What can you do with this degree?

This Bachelor of Science degree is designed primarily for those students who intend to pursue careers in social service, law enforcement, criminal justice, government agencies, and other related fields, or who want more extensive preparation in the discipline of sociology for advanced degree programs.

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