Sociology, B.A.

As a Vermont State B.A. in Sociology student learning about culture and society, you’ll gain unforgettable hands-on experience through community service, study abroad, and training in diversity, equity, and inclusion. You’ll graduate with marketable skills for a wide range of sociology degree jobs in criminal justice, education, law, human resources, government, and other areas.

Through life-changing internships and other opportunities in our sociology bachelor’s degree program, you’ll work with sociology professionals in the heart of Vermont. They’ll prepare you to improve your world, whether you build your career in the Green Mountain State or lift up communities somewhere else.

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Why Study Sociology at Vermont State?

  • Strong Job Placement: With a 91 percent job placement rate, our graduates use all the relevant skills they learned in the sociology B.A. program to help them succeed in their sociology degree careers. 
  • Big-Dream Encouragement: The Vermont State sociology program supports students in following their passion, and it shows: 81 percent of sociology graduates surveyed said their degree contributes to their lives in a positive way.    
  • Problem-Solving Skills: You’ll learn to think and do, and lean into challenges, with the analytical, problem-solving skills employers want, whatever jobs for sociology majors you pursue.  
  • Choose Your Focus: You’ll narrow your focus — and expand your expertise — with a concentration in either Criminology or Cultural Anthropology. Either way, you’ll get the personal touch that sets Vermont State apart. 
  • A Diverse Education: Our program integrates well with related subjects, which could open more doors for you. You can earn a dual degree in fields such as psychology, social work, political science, and history.  

Concentrations in Sociology, B.A.

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Sample Courses

  • ​​​​Capstone Seminar and Careers in Sociology​ 
  • Deviant Behavior 
  • Sexuality and Intimacy 
  • Advocacy, Activism, and Social Change 
  • Internship in Sociology 

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