Sociology Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Address Important Societal Issues with a Sociology Degree

Consider Sociology if you are interested in:

  • Raising awareness of urgent social problems
  • Exploring connections between the individual and the larger social structure
  • Acquiring a working knowledge of research methods and analytic skills essential for problem solving

Our faculty members are experienced teachers and respected scholars in their fields, who maintain open and engaging faculty-student relationships. They're dedicated to helping you put together a program to meet your needs. Students who major in sociology take courses on topics such as social and economic inequality, urbanization and societal development, violent conflict, and the role of media and social institutions. Those who earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology find employment in a diverse range of fields, including management, marketing, sales, research institutes, and governmental services.

  • Pursue a program that fits your interests
  • Raise awareness of urgent social issues 
  • Learn important research and analytic skills
  • Prepare for a diverse array of professional options
  • Transferable Skills

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Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Official SAT and/or ACT test scores (Marywood is test optional)
  • Essay (optional)

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The Liberal Arts Center provides classroom space for coursework in the Social Sciences, English, Philosophy, and Religious Studies programs.

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