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Sociology Programs at Reinhardt University

College of Humanities, Sciences, and Technology
Bachelor | Minor | On Campus

Embark on a transformative journey into the heart of society’s intricacies with Reinhardt University’s Bachelor of Science in Sociology. Delve deep into the study of human behavior, social structures, and cultural dynamics as you navigate the complexities of our interconnected world. This degree prepares students to understand and deal with diversity, modernization, and social change, ranging from local to global focuses. 

What You’ll Learn at RU

The core competencies of the sociology program prepare students to enter careers requiring technological facility, communication skills, data gathering and analysis, community awareness and involvement, problem-solving, critical thinking, an understanding of the structure and functioning of groups and organizations, greater awareness of their environment, critical self-reflection, and interpersonal and intercultural skills.  

Choose from two options for your studies in sociology:

  • Bachelor of Science in Sociology
  • Sociology minor

Students who complete the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Sociology will be able to:  

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of professional ethics. 
  2. Demonstrate competencies by producing written work indicating knowledge of scientific and professional writing. 
  3. Demonstrate the ability to explain and analyze diversity. 
  4. Demonstrate competency of social psychology and social organizations.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to explain and analyze deviance, social problems, and social control.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to work with others collaboratively and in leadership roles.

Sociology Classes You’ll Take

Here are a few of the classes you might take while pursuing your degree:

  • Social Inequality: Class, Race, and Gender 
  • Diverse People  
  • Marriages and Families 
  • Leadership 
  • Sociological Theory 

Careers in Sociology


Average salary for Regional and Urban Planners as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Possible Careers

A degree in sociology prepares you for jobs such as:  

  • Urban planners  
  • Case workers with youth in need.  
  • Criminologists in law enforcement and corrections  
  • Demographers and data analysts  
  • Public survey workers  
  • Social research assistants  
  • Affirmative action officers  
  • Employee specialists  
  • Cultural diversity trainers  
  • Sales or business owner with a focus on customer service and solid working relationships. 

Check out some pictures from the adventures our Sociology students have embarked on around the globe!

Sociology Program Details

Tuition and Fees

Reinhardt’s affordable tuition helps you get the personal attention and real-world experiences that will give you a competitive edge in the World Languages and Cultures job market.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Nearly all students at Reinhardt University receive some sort of financial aid or scholarship. Find out what options you may be eligible for.

Clubs and Organizations

Student organizations and activities round out the total educational program at Reinhardt University. And there is something for everyone, from sports and outdoor recreation, to student government and leadership opportunities, to multicultural and faith-based groups.

Campus Living

Living on campus is an essential part of the college experience and will help you adjust to college life. You’ll have more opportunities to interact with faculty and friends, get involved in activities, and have easy access to classes, the library, performing arts, recreational, and athletic facilities.