Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Lamar University


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Course info


The Lamar University Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology provides you with scientific knowledge of the structures, forms, and dynamics of human interaction within a broadly-based liberal arts education. The program emphasizes the research methods used to acquire data, test hypotheses, conduct analyses and evaluate information. You'll study subject matter from the intimate family to the hostile mob, from crime to religion, from the division of race and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture, from the sociology of religion to the sociology of education. You'll graduate prepared to critically consider social problems such as crime, unemployment, violence, urban decay, poverty, discrimination and social inequality.

Why Study Sociology at Lamar?

The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology at Lamar University allows you to focus on general areas of interest that motivate you. If you're interested in organizational theory, you might gravitate toward organizational planning and training. If you study the sociology of work and occupations, you may pursue a career in human resources or industrial relations. If you especially enjoy research design, statistics and data analysis, consider positions in marketing, public relations, or organizational research. If you are interested in an international business career, build courses in economic and political sociology, cultural diversity, racial and ethnic relations and social conflict into your curriculum.

Career Paths

As a sociology graduate, you might establish a rewarding career in a variety of professions, including law, business administration, health, politics, urban planning, city government, counseling and human resources, advertising and marketing, public relations and the media, criminal justice, education, and the nonprofit sector.

Primary Careers

Attorney, City Administrator, Public Relations Specialist, Educator

Career Areas

  • Human resources
  • Urban development
  • Municipal management
  • Law
  • Business administration
  • Education

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.

Full Time (120 hours)

Tuition fees

$22,734.00 (16,87,715) per year

USD $11,367 for 12 plus hours




College of Arts and Sciences

Carl Parker Building, Room 203,



77710, United States

Entry requirement for international students

If you are an international student who has never been enrolled at a post-secondary college or university, you must submit all required documents and show evidence of a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on all secondary school work.

English language requirements:

  • TOEFL Internet Based Total: 71
  • TOEFL Computer Based Total: 197
  • TOEFL Paper Based Total: 527
  • IELTS Total: 6.0

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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