Open a window into unfamiliar worlds and gain a fresh perspective on familiar worlds, studying how humans behave and interact with the Sociology BA course at the American Public University.
APU’s online sociology degree explores key social institutions and contemporary social problems; interactions of individuals, small groups, institutions, and global communities; race, ethnicity, and diversity; and gender roles, stereotypes, and class positions.
You may focus on a specific topic of interest through an independent study. This can be done one-on-one with a faculty member or with a small peer group.
Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:
- Community Action
- Public Policy
- Social Justice
What You Will Do
- Use sociological imagination to analyze social behavior
- Explain how social stratification, or division, impacts social inequality
- Differentiate major patterns and concepts that shape the study of sociology
- Evaluate the ethical considerations, methods, and analytical techniques used in sociological research
- Discuss how social processes and structures influence the concept of the individual
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- Society, Interaction, and the Individual
- Social Problems
- Classical Sociological Theory
- Contemporary Sociological Theory
- Research Methods for Sociology
- Statistics for Social Science
- 2 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Courses Start Monthly
DisciplinesEducation Sociology Public Policy View 16 other Masters in Public Policy in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
- Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
- There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.
International285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.
National285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.
$250 with military grant
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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