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Bachelor Degree in Sociology

Examine social interaction among individuals, institutional change, social policy formation, criminal and deviant behavior, population growth and distribution, and social change and development.

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Bachelor Degree in Sociology

B.A. or B.S. in sociology

Sociology is the scientific study of social life, social change and social causes and consequences of human behavior. The sociology program provides exposure to human cultures around the world, critical thinking, intellectual skills, research skills and integrative learning about the U.S. and world at large.

These skills provide for a wide array of career possibilities in jobs requiring knowledge of human behavior and group interaction and/or skills in conducting research.


The K-State difference

K-State’s sociology program awards several scholarships to sociology students on an annual basis. Additionally, junior- or senior-year students may participate in a professional supervised internship in a social service or criminal justice agency directly related to their career interests and aspirations.

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K-State’s Criminology Club and the Delta chapter of Kansas Alpha Kappa Delta National Honorary Society provide opportunities for students to further their professional and campus interests.


Career Center

The Career Center offers an extensive career library, free assessments for exploring major/careers, job search training, career advising, employer connections, and a staff dedicated to assisting students in the career development process.



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At a public research university like K-State, you'll have direct access to research opportunities from the start. K-State undergraduates have studied sustainable energy, cancer cells, musical lyrics and many other topics alongside nationally renowned faculty at K-State's 90-plus research centers.

K-State students studying abroad

Studying in another country not only allows you to experience the wonders of another culture, but it also broadens your horizons and makes you a stronger citizen in our global society. There are more than 85 countries currently participating in K-State's education abroad programs!

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Whether you are interested in a career in human or animal health, K-State is a great place to start the journey toward becoming a healthcare professional. You will have a dedicated health professions advisor who will help you navigate the professional school application process for your chosen healthcare field.

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Did you know that K-State pre-law students are accepted into law school at a rate substantially exceeding the national average? In preparing for law school, you will work with a dedicated pre-law advisor and select the major of your choice in any department in any college within the university.

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