Bachelor's Degrees in Sociology | Department of Sociology

Bachelor's Degrees in Sociology

BA & BS Degrees

Our department offers both a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Sociology. Information about the requirements for each of these degrees is available in the UNT Undergraduate Catalog:

Most Sociology core courses are available in an online format. The department offers flexible options for students who are unable to attend classes in a traditional manner, including online, face-to-face, and hybrid classes.

Marketable skills for this degree include interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skill areas, that are valued by employers, and are primary or complementary to the major. The marketable skills goal was designed to help students articulate their skills to employers. UNT's marketable skills were faculty-developed and approved by employers or discipline-specific agencies, e.g., internship providers, chambers of commerce, workforce development boards, and other workforce-related entities. For information on these marketable skills -

Undergraduate Sociology Requirements

Path To Bachelor's Degree

BA Degree Plan

BS Degree Plan

Academic Advising

Academic advisors and counselors are available in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) Dean's Office for Undergraduates and Student Advising in the General Academic Building (GAB), Room 220, to assist students in the development and pursuit of meaningful educational goals. Contact them by phone at 940-565-2051 to learn more about Sociology courses. You may also contact the Sociology Faculty Advisors.

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Dean's Office for Undergraduates and Student Advising has trained academic advisors who are assigned to specific majors. The academic advisors prepare students' degree audits, assist majors with core curriculum issues and requirements for their chosen major, and process graduation applications. Students interested in making Sociology their major can contact the CLASS advisors or the Sociology Faculty Advisor, Dr. Helen Potts.