Bachelor of Arts in Sociology - Social Welfare Program By University of Delaware |Top Universities

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology - Social Welfare

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology - Social Welfare

University of Delaware

Newark Campus, Newark, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    531-540
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
The sociology major is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the dynamics of society and social relations. The curriculum includes core courses in social theory and research methods and emphasizes flexibility by allowing students to design a program that fits their particular needs and objectives. Field Experience: One important feature of the sociology major program is a field experience in the emergency & environmental management, health and health services, law and society, and social welfare concentrations. Each field experience involves placement of students in various organizations and departments related to their area of interest, including city offices and agencies, hospitals and other health care organizations, human services and welfare agencies, and law offices and research bureaus. These field placement programs are offered during the winter or summer sessions and involve four hours of pass/fail course credit. This credit is considered part of the student's related studies requirement. Advantages of the Field Experience Program: - Provides pre professional training within selected areas of the student's choice. - Offers future job-related experience with academic supervision and for academic credit. - Includes certification of these concentrations by the department, which may be beneficial in obtaining employment. - Offers increased flexibility for the student by allowing choices among various focused, directed concentrations.