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The Department of Communication and Sociology equips graduates to communicate skillfully, conduct research, and think critically, globally and missionally to prepare them for service in a variety of careers.
B.S. in Sociology Degree Details
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University Requirements: 56 credit hours + Major Requirements: 39 credit hours + Electives: 33 credit hours = Total Required: 128 credit hours
Sociology of Aging
Urban and Community Studies
Inequality and Social Justice
Communication and Sociology
Early Bird: Nov. 1
Regular: Feb. 1
National Candidates: May 1
A sociology degree from ACU provides a platform and tools to deeply examine the complexities of society and the culture of humanity. You will develop an appreciation for diversity and hone skills in research, writing, data analysis, problem solving and critical thinking – all skills that will help you analyze complex problems and provide effective solutions no matter what career path you choose.
A multitude of opportunities will be available to you after graduation. You will have a strong foundation for graduate, medical or law school and also be prepared to enter a variety of careers, including:
- Human resource manager
- Social media strategist
- Social researcher
- Career counselor
- Consumer researcher
- Housing coordinator
- Substance abuse counselor
- Public relations associate
- Foreign service officer