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Why should I earn a sociology minor?
This human-centered minor pairs well with virtually any major program of study.
Gain knowledge in an area that will improve your interactions with people and understanding of groups large and small.
As a sociology minor, you will sharpen your problem-solving, critical-thinking, and communication skills.
What I Can Do With a Sociology Minor
- Nonprofit and charity work
- Politics and activism
- Public service
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Earn your degree at your convenience with our easy-to-access, fully online curriculum. With one click, you can view assignments and grades, set up appointments with specialized tutors around the clock, access the student lounge, engage in group discussions, or contact professors. Get the BVU experience on your schedule, wherever you are.
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You can earn your sociology minor without leaving your community. BVU partners with Iowa community colleges throughout the state so you can take classes in person with expert faculty in a supportive environment.
Transfer to BVU
100% of Associate degrees from our community college partners transfer to BVU. Most AA degrees require 68 credits, and we make sure that they all transfer to BVU. Talk about saving time and money!
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With the Plus One program, you can earn your master’s in organizational leadership within one year of graduating with your bachelor’s degree.