A Bachelor of Arts (BA) in sociology from Wichita State provides insight into society and social behavior through the study of groups, cultures, organizations and more. Sociology is an excellent general degree in the social sciences and may be tailored to your specific goals as you prepare for employment or further graduate/professional education.

Learn how sociology is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.


To complete the sociology major, you'll take 31 credit hours of sociology courses including 16 credit hours of core courses and 15 additional hours of electives based on your interests and career goals.


A sociology degree from Wichita State will connect you with opportunities for successful careers in a broad range of settings, from research, social services and business to education, policy and health care.

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