SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN Sociology
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Information from the US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2022
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
- Latin American and U.S. Latino Studies
You will examine the major categories of drugs: stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, and narcotics. You will practice critical thinking about the drug culture, and place emphasis on a cross-culture perspective. The course also integrates viewpoints of other disciplines and professions about the drug culture.
A general survey of race, ethnic, and minority relations in the United States. Emphasis is placed on theories of prejudice/discrimination and institutional racism in education, politics, and economics.
This course presents a study of the importance of others’ influence on one’s attitudes, perceptions, motivations, and behavior; the dynamic fragility and power of group participation; and the extent to which human potential is enhanced or severely limited in the context of group life.
Undergraduate Program Costs
Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.