College of Arts and Sciences


Sociology and Anthropology
Major in Sociology- B.S. (ONLINE)

This program is offered collaboratively by the IU East, IU Kokomo, and IU Northwest campuses. This means that you can fulfill degree requirements by taking online classes offered by any of these campuses. This collaborative model allows you the exciting opportunity to leverage the expertise and perspectives of faculty at multiple IU campuses.

Sociology is the scientific study of society, social institutions, and social relationships. It examines the complex social, economic, political, and technological challenges facing our society today. 

Degree Requirements

To graduate with your BS in Sociology, you must complete 120 credit hours. You may be able to transfer an associate degree or up to 64 credit hours from a regionally accredited two-year college and up to 90 credit hours from a regionally accredited four-year college or university.

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Sociology core courses including Capstone (21 credit hours)
  • Sociology elective courses (27 credit hours)
  • General education courses (30-42 credit hours)
  • General elective courses (as needed to total 120 credit hours)


For more information on the B.S. in Sociology (ONLINE) see  

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