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Virtual College

Hammond Hall 201
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785-628-4291
Toll Free: 800-628-FHSU
Fax: 785-628-4037
virtualcollege@fhsu.edu 
  

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Sociology

Are you interested in exploring relationships among groups, between groups and between individuals? Are you interested in the social causes and consequences of human behavior? Do you have a desire to make the world a better place?
 
Sociology is a dynamic field of study that leads to fascinating employment opportunities in fields with high social importance. In 2009, Careerecast.com  rated sociology among the top 10 careers, based on job satisfaction and opportunity outlook.
 
At Fort Hays State University, online sociology courses are taught via the Internet. As a sociology major, you have the opportunity to craft a program of study with your advisor that best suits your personal and professional interests. Along with a set of core course, you can choose from a wide range of elective courses to complete your degree. In addition to the BA or BS in Sociology, you can choose from seven online certificate programs  that enable you to gain more in-depth knowledge in a particular topic, such as grant writing, work in a nonprofit corporation, community development, sociology of aging, and life stages and transitions.

Bachelor of Science Program Requirements Overview

General Education Courses: 55 Credit Hours
Core Sociology Courses: 21 Credit Hours
Upper Division Electives: 21 Credit Hours
Free Electives: 23 Credit Hours

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 120 Credit Hours

 

 Bachelor of Art Program Requirements Overview

General Education Courses: 55 Credit Hours
Core Sociology Courses: 21 Credit Hours
Upper Division Electives: 15 Credit Hours
Language and Free Electives: 29 Credit Hours

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 120 Credit Hours

 

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Detailed Degree Requirements


Bachelor of Science in Sociology Detailed Degree Requirements

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