Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$297 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Online You can complete all courses online. Some courses may require proctored exams in your local area.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. Sociology – Online


A sociology degree opens a variety of career doors including in social work, education, criminal justice and law enforcement, advocacy, public relations and journalism.

Here is a sample list of job titles for sociology majors:

  • Educational researcher
  • Social worker
  • Victim’s rights advocate
  • Public policy analyst
  • Grant writer
  • Legal assistant
  • Employment recruiter
  • Program coordinator, non-profit organization
  • Journalist

For information about job prospects for these career fields, please visit Oregon State's Career Development Center website. OSU Ecampus Career Services is also a great resource for career information.


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