Gain an intimate understanding of human behavior

Study the wonders and complexity of human behavior with our bachelor’s degree in sociology. During your studies at Texas A&M University-Commerce, you will develop knowledge in human behavior, organizational dynamics and cultural diversity that you can use for your personal and professional life. 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!

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Online
Duration 4 years
Foreign Language No foreign language credits required
Delivery Face-To-Face, Fully Online
Total Credit Hours 120 hours
Thesis Requirements No thesis required

Sociology (BA/BS) :: Big Easy Links

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Sociology (BA/BS) :: 1.3 SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN…

SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN Sociology

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Sociology (BA/BS) :: 1.5 Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight

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Sociology (BA/BS) :: 1.6 PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

What You Will Learn

A degree in sociology will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Tailor your studies around specific topics of interest including social psychology, criminology and organizational sociology
  • 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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Sociology (BA/BS) :: 1.7 Careers

Careers

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

Sociologist
$83,420
Market analyst
$63,790
Criminal Investigator
$65,170

Information from the US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018

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Sociology (BA/BS) :: 1.8 INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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.

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Sociology (BA/BS) :: 1.10 MINORS

Minors

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
  • TESOL
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Sociology (BA/BS) :: 1.12 FEATURED COURSES

Featured Courses

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Sociology (BA/BS) :: 1.13 Course Delivery and Resources

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Course Delivery

Classes are offered both online and in person at our main campus location.

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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 (BA/BS) :: 1.14aa Staff

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Sociology and Criminal Justice Contact Us

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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Sociology (BA/BS) :: 1.14 RELATED DEGREE PROGRAMS

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