Bachelor of Science in Sociology
Sociology is defined as the study of the development, structure and functioning of human society. At Point, the Bachelor of Science in Sociology with a specialization in Social Work degree provides for a fusion of theory and practical application. Students explore the history and theories in the field of sociology, and develop analytic skills applicable in a wide variety of fields.
The sociology program is designed as a broad liberal arts base for professions such as law, education, medicine, social work and counseling. The Christ-centered focus found in all programs at Point University is similarly present in the sociology program, as the field of social work allows for a perfect blending of career and calling.
- Think sociologically, to identify the various social forces or conditions which hinder or help.
- Demonstrate the actions of a competent professional who respects and appreciates social and cultural diversity.
- Analyze the relationships among the various social institutions.
The bachelor in sociology comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge in sociology. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:
- Social Theory
- Human Behavior
- Social Work Policy
- Communication Skills for Social Services
- Field Work
Point’s bachelor’s degree in sociology will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers in a variety of roles such as:
- Guidance Counselor
- Human Resources
- Social Worker
|Denise Howard||Assistant Professor of Sociology||College of Social & Behavioral Sciences|
|Dr. David Adams||Instructor in Social and Natural Sciences||College of Arts & Sciences|
|Mindy McCarty||Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology||College of Social & Behavioral Sciences|
|Dr. Aisha Williams||Associate Professor, Department Chair, Sociology and Social Work||College of Social & Behavioral Sciences|
|Dr. Shirley Thompson-Lewis||Assistant Professor of Human Relations and Social Work, Field Education Director||College of Social & Behavioral Sciences|
|Andrea Pope-Smith||Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Work||College of Social & Behavioral Sciences|
|Dr. Gregory Moffatt||Professor of Psychology, Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences||College of Social & Behavioral Sciences|
|Simone Cox||Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Services||College of Social & Behavioral Sciences|
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