Bachelor of Science in Sociology 

The Bachelor of Science in Sociology degree at Kennesaw State University is available entirely online or as a face-to-face class option.

The sociology degree will prepare you to understand and manage diversity, modernization and social change from local to global. The program's core competencies prepare you to enter careers requiring technological ability, communication, data gathering, analysis, community awareness and involvement, problem-solving, and critical thinking. This degree will also provide you with an understanding of the structure and functioning of groups and organizations, greater awareness of the environment, critical self-reflection, and interpersonal and intercultural skills.

A degree in sociology is good preparation for graduate study in various related disciplines, including sociology, Public Health, Law, Business, Social Work, and Psychology.

Included with the sociology degree curriculum are four (4) concentrations:

  • Culture and Social Change
  • Criminology
  • Medical Sociology
  • General Sociology

For more information on specific classes, review the sociology degree information in the Undergraduate Catalog.



KSU Sociology students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face, Online 

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Kennesaw

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Degree Pathway

Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.

Sociology Degree Pathway
degree pathway

Bachelor of Science in Sociology Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Flexible Course Options – The sociology degree offers flexible options to fit your needs and your busy schedule, including online or face-to-face classes.

  • Hands-On Experience – You will receive hands-on training through classroom work. You'll have the opportunity to work in teams and participate in group projects to learn how to deliver high-quality solutions.

  • Diverse Career Options – As a sociology graduate, you will have varied career choices that will lead to quicker employment.

What can you do with a Sociology degree?

  • Public Relations
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Human Resources (Personnel Management)
  • Urban Planning
  • Community Development
  • Hospital Admissions
  • Law Enforcement
  • Probation and Parole Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Judicial Affairs

Bachelor of Science in Sociology Salary and Career Information

A career in sociology offers many paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology degree from KSU.

Double Owl

Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

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Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Kennesaw State University
Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
Social Sciences Building (402)
Rm 4057 
402 Bartow Ave MB#2204
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144
Phone: 470-578-6739

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