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Bachelor of Science in Sociology

About Our Sociology Program


This degree focuses on teaching you the study of society and human behaviors.

  • Work in agencies serving youth, families and the elderly
  • Experience programs designed to serve and represent multicultural families
  • Participate in various areas of the criminal justice system

While earning your Bachelor of Science in Sociology, you can expect to take courses including Sociological Theory, Social Problems, and Principles of Sociology. A complete four-year plan of study can be found here.


Interested in supporting your major with a minor in Sociology? The required curriculum for a Sociology minor can be found here. We also offer a Concentration in Criminal Justice


Visit the University Catalog page for the most up-to-date curriculum requirements

SOCIOLOGY major (B.S.)

33 total credit hours including:

  • PSY/SOC/CRJ 3063 Applied Statistics or
    • MATH 2033 Probability and Statistics 1
  • SOC 1003 Principles of Sociology
  • SOC 3003Social Problems
  • SOC 4043 Sociological Theory
  • SOC/PSY/CRJ 4053 Methods of Research
  • SOC 4063 Research and Writing Seminar

SOC electives - 15 credit hours (Students who do not have Criminal Justice as another major may use the following optional concentration in Criminal Justice.)

Optional Concentration in Criminal Justice.

View the curriculum for the Concentration in Criminal Justice

The requirements above are specific requirements for this major. You must also fulfill general education requirements and general bachelor’s (or associate or associate of science in health science) degree requirements. Please refer to the Newman University Catalogs for details. After admission to Newman University, your Newman advisor can help explain program and university requirements.