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!
Sociology is a science that studies and understands people’s basic needs and interpersonal communication.
One of my favorite things to tell my students is ‘by the time you finish this course, you won't be able to look at anything the same way again!’
Sociology gave me the critical thinking tools to analyze the things I see every day in new and interesting ways that challenge the status quo.
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.