If you’re fascinated by understanding global industrial process, social relationships and institutions, you might consider the Bachelor of Science in Sociology at Coker University.

At its core, sociology is the study of human behavior in a group setting. Throughout our program, you’ll develop a number of practical scientific skills including research, computer and statistical, with the opportunity to apply these skills by participating in research projects. Studying sociology gives you the ability to analyze information, reach a meaningful conclusion, and communicate and apply that knowledge in various complex situations – an incredibly valuable skillset in today’s professional landscape.

What careers are available after completing a sociology degree?

Urban planners, demographers and data analysts, public survey workers, social research assistants, affirmative action officers, employee specialists, cultural diversity trainers, criminologists in law enforcement and corrections, and numerous other occupations.

Why should you complete your degree online?

This fully online offering was created with today’s student in mind – the student who needs flexibility from their educational experience. Our accelerated courses are only 8 weeks in length and allow for you to maintain a work/life balance. You can study where and when you want, at a pace that is convenient for you.

Why return to school to earn your bachelor’s?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, achieving your bachelor’s degree will provide you $20,000 on average more earning potential than those with just a high school diploma*.

*Elka Torpey, “Measuring the value of education,” Career Outlook, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, April 2018.