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Department of Sociology
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Rarick Hall 349
Phone: 785-628-5840
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Academic Programs in Sociology

The Department of Sociology offers an undergraduate degree (offered both online and on campus), a master’s degree, and several certificate programs.

Interested in online study? Explore what it takes to be an online sociology major.

Academic Programs in Sociology Undergraduate (available on campus & online)

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology
Bachelor Arts (BA) in Sociology – Addictions Counseling Track

Minor in Sociology (available on campus & online)

The minor in Sociology can be earned by passing any 21 credit hours of sociology courses.

Graduate School (available online only)

Master of Professional Studies concentration in Social Entrepreneurship

Certificates (each is available on campus & online)

Add value to your degree in sociology by focusing your studies in an area of study that intrigues you or aligns with your career goals. Or, if sociology intrigues you but you are limited by the requirements of another primary degree program, these certificates allow you to deepen your knowledge without greatly impacting your graduation timeline.

All certificates are available on campus as well as online (through the FHSU Virtual College)

Building a Career in a Nonprofit Corporation
Certificate in Community Development
Certificate in Cultural Anthropology and Globalization
Certificate in Grant Proposal Writing and Program Evaluation
Certificate in Life Stages and Transitions
Certificate in the Sociology of Medicine and Aging
Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies
Eight-Week University Grant Writing Certification Program

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