B.A.. B.S. in Sociology Program By Iowa State University |Top Universities

B.A.. B.S. in Sociology

B.A.. B.S. in Sociology

  • QS World University Rankings
    =494
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
The Department of Sociology offers course work leading to a bachelor of arts or a minor in sociology. Additionally, a bachelor of science in Agriculture & Society is offered. The department offers course work for the Interdisciplinary Studies major and minor in Criminal Justice. Graduates of all these programs will understand and demonstrate: general knowledge of sociology research methods in sociology critical thinking skills application of sociology to pressing social issues sociological and professional values information technology skills communication skills personal and career development Graduates understand how social institutions, communities, and organizations work and change; they can examine the causes and consequences of conformity, deviance, and inequality. They can apply sociological understanding of human behavior to practical work situations and everyday life. Graduates can read critically, think independently, and communicate effectively about social issues and social policy. A major in sociology can serve as a liberal arts education; as preparation for various positions in social service and related occupations in business and industry; as background for professional education in such areas as law and theology or as a basis for graduate professional training as a sociologist in academic, government, business, and industrial settings.