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BSc Sociology

A bachelor’s degree in Sociology at Portland State University will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to understand modern social problems. You will learn about the way people create and maintain social forces and its effect on them.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, March, September
Tuition Fee: $29,837 per year
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

PSU’s sociology program prepares you to become a lifelong learner and well-informed global citizen.

You will learn to challenge norms and come up with creative solutions to create meaningful change.

Our graduates go on to careers in government, nonprofits, health services, education and research. They also use their major as preparation for graduate and professional degree programs.

The sociology major can be a gateway to graduate and professional programs in sociology, social sciences, social work, management, and the law. We equip our graduates with skills to apply new ideas to unleash positive change.

Career

A bachelor’s degree in Sociology at Portland State University can prepare you to succeed in graduate or professional school.Your degree will prepare you for work in sociology, social sciences, social work, management and law. Our graduates go on to work in a variety of fields, including:

  • government;
  • nonprofits;
  • health services;
  • education;
  • research;
  • public service; and
  • communications.
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Courses Included

  • Classical Theory
  • Contemporary Theory
  • Social Research Methods
  • Social Research Project
  • Social Statistics
  • US Society
  • Alcohol & Other Drugs