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Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Arts
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program teaches students to analyze social situations in sociological terms and to better understand themselves and the behavior of others. Such understanding enables students to be aware of the social forces operating to stabilize and change society. Students study social theory and applied social research, as well as specialized areas such as criminology. They are encouraged to use sociological imagination to analyze their social world.

Program Locations

  • Southwest Minnesota State University 56258

Labor Market Information

  • Sociologists

  • Median wage: $35.75/hour
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • College Sociology Teachers

  • Median wage: $70,655/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Southwest Minnesota State University
Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State St. Marshall, MN 56258 Toll-Free: (800) 642-0684 Local: (507) 537-6286 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: