Understand Human Behavior

Study the wonders and complexity of human behavior with our bachelor's degree in sociology. After acquiring critical communication and analytical skills, you will be prepared for roles within a wide range of settings including work in public positions and private businesses. Take the next step and apply today!

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See Yourself Succeed with a Degree In Sociology

Dedicated Faculty

Our faculty are committed to teaching you the social, cultural and leadership skills necessary for engaging with a global and diverse society. We will work one-on-one with you to foster your intellectual growth and academic endeavors.

Quality Learning

Our programs are designed to equip you with problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Learn what it means to be an engaged citizen and globally aware scholar through studying social theory, constructs and the criminal justice system.

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An Academic Experience

Gain a deeper understanding of the historical, geopolitical and sociological issues that surround our culture. You will learn to recognize the need for social justice and what we can do to make our society better.

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Career Readiness

Thinking critically and communicating effectively. That's what employers are looking for. The College of Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts is dedicated to providing you the knowledge and resources for excelling in the workforce.

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What You Will Learn

A degree in sociology will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Tailor your studies around specific topics of interest including race, gender and global studies
  • Develop awareness and understanding of group dynamics and human behavior
  • Apply critical research and communication skills you can use wherever your career takes you
  • Acquire and improve your ability to analyze statistics
  • Further your expertise and abilities in graduate school
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Expand your knowledge by earning your bachelor's degree in sociology. Our program opens many opportunities within the community.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Market Research Analyst
Social and Community Service Managers

Information from the US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2022

Internship opportunities

Internships provide a solid foundation for your future career and give you an edge in the job market! Internships are offered as optional credit for this program and can be an important part of your education. Check out a few companies that offer opportunities for A&M-Commerce sociology students.


The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice believes the following minors compliment a degree in sociology. Discover what option works best for you career interest and research goals.

  • Criminal Justice
  • Gender Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Latin American and U.S. Latino Studies
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HOA president discusses an important issue with the people in her community during an HOA meeting.

Course Delivery

Classes are offered in person at our main campus location.

Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.

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Sociology and Criminal Justice Contact Us

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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