Thrive Anywhere in the World
Learn about human behavior and social interactions through our flexible, completely online master’s in sociology at A&M-Commerce. Our 100% online master's in sociology offers a quality learning experience for the curious mind, while remaining flexible for working professionals. While here, you'll gain the critical-thinking and problem-solving skills needed to navigate and thrive in a global society. Our diverse faculty offer a range of specialties including race and ethnicity, gender studies, marriage and family, demography, and global studies. Your journey at A&M-Commerce is just around the corner. Take the first step by submitting your application today.
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.
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.
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.
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!’
Earning your master’s degree in sociology from A&M-Commerce prepares you for a wide variety of professions. Our graduates have landed careers in higher education, probation/parole, marketing, management, the non-profit sector, veterinary medicine administration and more. Our program also prepares students for further graduate work.
This graduate seminar explores advanced sociological principles through the use of selected classic and contemporary readings. Students will be expected to read, synthesize and integrate a wide variety of sociological materials as well as analyze and discuss them from divergent theoretical perspectives.
Students are exposed to basic techniques of data analysis in social research, particularly by use of computers. Special attention is given to tabulation, statistical testing and interpretation of data. Analysis of variance, multiple regression, dummy variable regression, path analysis and related topics will be covered with computer application for problem solving.
An examination of cultural diversity in American life, focusing particularly on Black Americans, Mexican Americans, Native American Indians and Anglo Americans. Describes dynamics of intergroup relations, the impact of ethnicity and social class on cultural patterns and the causes and effects of racism and prejudice.
This course focuses on the classical foundation of sociology and its contemporary extensions. The course features an in-depth reading of Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Simmel, Du Bois and Mead as well as works representative of Functionalism, Symbolic Interactionism, Critical Theory and other major strands of sociological thought.