Bachelor of Arts in Sociology


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Course Overview

Sociology is the study of social life, social relations, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Sociology majors acquire critical analytic skills in evaluating sociological research, including the background assumptions, appropriateness of methods used, and the strength of explanatory evidence; learn the fundamentals of theoretical and methodological approaches used by sociologists; and gain substantive expert knowledge in a variety of sociological subfields, from medical sociology to urban sociology, from global and transnational social relations to gender inequality and organizational forms. Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
SOC 101 Foundation of Sociology 5
SOC 102 Rhetoric and Composition 5
SOC 103 Rhetoric and Composition 5
SOC 104 Foreign Language 5
SOC 105 Humanities 5
SOC 106 Perspective of Social Science 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credits
SOC 111 Communication & Information
Technology
5
SOC 112 Social Psychology 5
SOC 113 Policy Issues 5
SOC 114 Social and Behavioral Sciences 5
SOC 115 Natural Science 5
SOC 116 Natural Science 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
SOC 201 Business Policy and Strategic Management 5
SOC 202 Quality Management 5
SOC 203 International Finance 5
SOC 204 Material Management 5
SOC 205 Entrepreneurship Development 5
SOC 206 Information Technology for Management 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
SOC 211 Effective Speech 5
SOC 212 Elementary Statistics 5
SOC 213 Sociology of Organization 5
SOC 214 Arts 5
SOC 215 Social Movement 5
SOC 216 Social Movement 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Fifth Semester Courses Credit
SOC 301 Research Methods in Sociology 5
SOC 302 Society and Stratification 5
SOC 303 Society and Religion 5
SOC 304 Social Problems 5
SOC 305 Study of Society 5
SOC 306 Informatics 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Sixth Semester Courses Credit
SOC 311 Writing Skills 5
SOC 312 Writing Skills 5
SOC 313 Offenses against Public Patrimony and Civil Servant Offenses 5
SOC 314 Public Spending and Resource Funding 5
SOC 315 Bachelor Thesis 10
TOTAL CREDITS 30

 

Career Opportunities

Critical-thinking skills and broad theoretical knowledge prepare majors for many different career options. Sociology graduates work in fields that range from medicine and law to social work, education, market research, business, journalism, criminal justice, policy analysis, and nonprofits. Many students go on to complete graduate work in a variety of academic and professional fields, such as sociology and other social sciences, business and management, education, law and criminal justice, and medicine and public health.