BA IN SOCIOLOGY

ABOUT THE SOCIOLOGY

The Department of Sociology and Criminology offers a major leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology.  Sociology is a comprehensive liberal arts degree that provides an excellent foundation and springboard for working in today's diverse social, organizational and business environments. The Sociology major provides marketable skills in research, theory, and data analytics and knowledge related to social institutions, interactions, cultures, social inequality, and organizations.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

We offer robust undergraduate internship opportunities that help sociology students develop a better understanding of a prospective career and determine whether their interests match a chosen career path, while simultaneously gaining experience with professionals in the field.

 


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Sociology & Criminology Writing Requirements


Prior to graduation, all Sociology and/or Criminology majors are required to complete two writing assignments: the Fulbright College Writing Requirement and the Reflective Essay. Learn more by visiting the pages linked below.

Fulbright College Writing Requirement

All Fulbright College students are required to write a senior paper within their major.

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Reflective Essay

Accompanies the Fulbright College Writing Requirement.

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MAJOR AND MINOR OPTIONS

Our students also may pursue a dependent major in sociology and African and African American studies.



ONLINE MINOR PROGRAMS

The department also offers a 100% online Criminal Justice Minor and a 100% online Sociology Minor, which count toward the Interdisciplinary Majors. A student must notify the department of her or his intent to minor. Students can do this online by completing the Fulbright College program update form.

 

 

 


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

We are delighted that you are interested in undergraduate program in our department.

Admissions applications are completed through the undergraduate admission and all materials should be uploaded through the undergraduate admissions portal.

 

Office of Admissions
232 Silas Hunt Hall
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

 


 

CONTACT US

Lori Holyfield
Undergraduate Program Director

    

 

DEADLINES

August 1

Final Fall Application Deadline

Late application deadline for fall admission. Last opportunity for students wishing to enroll for the fall semester. All required information must be submitted by this date. Students will be admitted based on the availability of space.

December 15

Final Spring Application Deadline

Application deadline for spring admission for all students. Last opportunity for students wishing to enroll for the spring semester. All spring applications must be submitted by this date.