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Online Bachelor of Arts for Sociologists

The Bachelor of Arts in Sociology uses the unique view and perspective of sociology to study all forms of human behavior and interaction from the individual and small groups to institutions and globalization. You will develop a sociological imagination that opens windows into unfamiliar worlds and provides a fresh look at familiar worlds. Research, empirical, and theoretical analysis skills, as well as critical thinking and information literacy skills will be developed. Knowledge gained in this online sociology degree is well suited to a career in politics, civil service, health care, family support services, public or private management, or law.

The curriculum for this online bachelor’s program is reviewed by an advisory council of industry experts for relevancy to today’s marketplace. Course topics include:

  • Research techniques, influences, and concepts
  • Key social institutions and contemporary social problems
  • Interactions of individuals, society, and cultures
  • Causes, theories, and control of deviant behavior
  • U.S. social development, culture, policies, and problems
  • American and European social philosophy
  • Race and ethnicity issues, solutions, and intervention
  • Environmental issues from social practices and values
  • Gender roles, stereotypes, and class positions
  • Sociology’s effect on religion, families, and law

Note: This online degree program requires you to have access to the analytics software: Statistics Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). American Military University does not supply this software; check your course materials for additional information.

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Affordable rates, minimal fees, and plenty of help with financial aid. Primary cost displayed is for those students who are eligible for our military tuition grant.

Military Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Undergraduate $250 per credit hour $285/credit hour standard rate Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $250 per credit hour $370/credit hour standard rate

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Percentage of Students with Transfer Credit 93% military & military-affiliated undergraduates applied transfer credit

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*To minimize out-of-pocket costs, active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists receive a tuition grant that caps undergraduate, master's degree, and graduate certificate tuition at $250/credit hour. In addition, a master's-level book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for master’s-level courses to active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists.

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