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Earn Your BA in Sociology Online

Sociological themes surround us—diversity, inclusion, equality, globalism, social change, and social justice. Understanding how these themes influence human behavior is of continuous value. As a student in American Public University's (APU) Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, you develop a sociological imagination to open windows on both familiar and unfamiliar worlds.

APU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At APU, there are no entrance exams and programs start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule.


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Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military spouses/dependents are eligible for our Military Tuition Grant that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

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For undergraduate and master’s-level programs with APU’s Military Tuition Grant for eligible students

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Why You Should Earn This Bachelor's From APU

Fundamental Knowledge

APU’s program focuses on all forms of human behavior and interaction. It explores topics such as race, ethnicity, and diversity; gender roles, stereotypes, and classes; environmental issues; deviant behavior; and contemporary social problems.

Valuable Takeaways

This program builds your critical thinking and analytical skills through research, observation, and discussions surrounding theory. To help you focus on your professional goals, you will choose from a variety of concentration options.

Beyond the Classroom

To connect with fellow Sociology majors and peers interested in the field, you have the option of joining Sociology At Work, an academic club providing networking and professional development opportunities.

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