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
$318 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.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. Sociology – Online

Careers

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

Know your value

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, people with a bachelor's degree earn on average 64 percent more per week than those with a high school diploma. The difference in total earnings over the course of a person's career could be as much as $1 million.

Sample job titles for sociology graduates

  • 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. The Oregon State University Career Development Center is also a great resource for career information.

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