Aurora University

Sociology (BA)

Why study Sociology?

The goals of Sociology are to solve social problems and to improve others’ life experiences. Sociologists conduct research on specific dimensions of society. They collect data, analyze them and interpret them.

Why study Sociology at AU?

We help you understand the impact of society on individuals.

Many of our students have gone on to distinguished careers in graduate school and academia. Others have pursued successful careers in research, government and health services. This speaks to the rigor and quality of our program.

Curriculum Highlights

    • Criminology
    • Cultural anthropology
    • Introduction to society
    • Latino cultural studies
    • Politics of global health and medicine
    • Politics of intimate relations
    • Race, ethnicity and culture
    • Social inequalities
    • Social problems and social action
  • Expand your career opportunities by double-majoring in Business or Criminal Justice. And even with a second major, you'll still be able to graduate in four years.

Career opportunities

  • Consumer advocate
  • Data analyst
  • Human resources generalist
  • Insurance agent
  • Probation officer
  • Public relations specialist
  • Social movements organizer

An education for a lifetime

Studying Sociology does more than teach you the skills you need for a successful career. It challenges you to see the world in a new way. A liberal arts education offers you the insight and understanding to discover what matters and lead a more fulfilling life.