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Study a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at King's

The Sociology degree at King's develops research, critical thinking, decision making, and communication skills through study of the social aspects of life.

Ever wonder why people listen to certain types of music, dress the way they do, commit crimes, or struggle with homelessness or addictions? Sociology engages these and other questions by looking deep into our social character and the systemic organization of human interaction.

The Sociology program at King's starts with one basic assumption: that human beings are social beings created in love and to love.

A Sociology degree helps students develop a variety of skills and insights that are vital for working and living well in today's world. Students develop research expertise, critical thinking skills, and decision-making skills while learning report preparation techniques; new communication, resolution, and leadership skills; and more.

Sociology Program Highlights

  • Engage in a meticulously developed curriculum that explores society's rich interconnections as well as the struggles, challenges, and opportunities of various demographics.
  • Study a variety of social phenomenon in preparation to take up careers in social justice related occupations.
  • Develop skills including research expertise, critical thinking and decision making, oral communication, policy, program and organizational analysis, leadership, listening and collaboration, and more.
  • Participate in field research as part of King's Community Engaged Research program.
  • Explore how important facets of our society, such as religion, art, science, sports, and marriage, shape us individuals.
  • Discover and learn about social systems that oppress some while benefiting others, and apply your faith to real world problems.
  • Think abstractly about life and society, and learn new ways to make a difference in the lives of others.

Sociology Program Options

Available as a major:

  • 4-year Bachelor of Arts

Available as a concentration:

  • 3-Year Bachelor of Arts
  • 4-Year Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

Available as a minor:

  • 4-Year Bachelor of Arts (excluding 3-Year SSCI major)
  • 4-Year Bachelor of Commerce
  • 4-Year Bachelor of Music
  • 4-Year Bachelor of Science (Biology and Computing Science majors)

Fall Program start date
September 2020

Fall Application Deadline
August 15, 2020

Winter Program start date
January 7, 2019

Winter Application Deadline
December 15, 2019

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    Our Sociology grads get jobs as:

  • Child Welfare Workers
  • Court Workers
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Law Enforcement Officers
  • Market Research Analysts
  • Public Relation Advisors
  • Senior Citizen Policy and Program Analyst

    Our Sociology grads go on to study:

  • Community Development
  • Correctional Services
  • Criminology
  • Law
  • Public Policy
  • Social Work
Sociology Faculty