admissions@gsw.edu 877-871-4594

Bachelor of Science in Sociology

Sociology is the study of social life, such as the social causes and consequences of human behavior. It investigates the structure of groups, organizations, and societies, as well as their formation, development, and interactions.

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology is designed to familiarize the student with the structure and functioning of society, to develop greater understanding and appreciation of diverse cultural groups, to stimulate constructive analysis of sociological patterns, to encourage further research on human social behavior, and to prepare students for productive careers in a wide variety of occupations and professions.

Sociology is a popular major for students planning futures in such professions as law, business, education, architecture, medicine, social work, and public administration. Various occupations and professions are available at the local, state and national levels to the person who majors in sociology. While many sociologists hold positions in social service and educational fields, an increasing number hold a wide variety of jobs in such sectors as business, the health professions, the criminal justice system, and in government. Sociologists also teach at the community college, college, and university levels, as well as increasingly at high school levels across the nation.

 

Program Curriculum

Apply

Undergraduate Major

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

229-931-2311
psychsoc@gsw.edu

Social Info

Faculty & Staff

Professor providing guidance

A minor in Sociology offers a secondary concentration in the discipline for non-major students. 

Social Justice Certificate

The Social Justice Certificate explores social issues that challenge humanity worldwide. Through considering the topic of social justice, students will understand the different values, priorities, and beliefs held by communities of people around the globe. Ultimately, students will gain a nuanced understanding of some of the most urgent challenges facing humanity today.

 

Social Justice Certificate