Why Choose an Online Sociology Degree?

Sociologists are great at exploration. They examine the social life within groups, organizations and societies. UF’s online sociology degree offers students a liberal arts education that focuses on the diverse social causes and consequences of human behavior.

The UF Online Bachelor of Arts in Sociology degree program prepares students for a career in business, marketing, advertising, human resources, community and social services, education, public health, criminal justice, government and research. The sociology undergraduate program also provides excellent preparation for individuals considering law school.

Our coursework is designed to impart foundational knowledge and develop critical skills, including problem solving, research, interpersonal communications and writing. Our subject matter ranges from the hospitality of the family to the hostility of the mob, from organized crime to organized religion, from race to social class and beyond.

Degree Details
College Liberal Arts and Sciences
Degree TypeBachelor of Arts
Diploma TitleBachelor of Arts
With a major in Sociology
Transcript TitleBachelor of Arts
Major Sociology
What are the criteria for competitive transfer applicants?

Competitive upper division applicants (students with 60 or more college credits earned) should have an at least a 2.5 overall GPA and all the below courses completed with at least a 2.75 GPA:

Required:

  • Principles of Sociology (SYG 2000)
  • One additional Sociology Course
  • Introduction to Statistics 1 (STA 2023)

Note:

  • All courses taken to meet Competitive Admissions Criteria must be completed with a grade of C or better.
  • Unsuccessful attempts in courses taken to meet Competitive Admissions Criteria may lower competitiveness.
  • Unsuccessful attempts in additional courses in the desired major may lower competitiveness.
  • Out of state courses used to meet Competitive Admissions Criteria may need to be evaluated by the appropriate department upon admission.

Tuition & Fees

Invest in yourself and your future by earning a degree at UF. The university ranks third in both Kiplinger’s “Best Values in Public Colleges” (2013) and on the Fiske Guide to Colleges list of “Best Buys Among Publics (2014).

$12918

total per credit hour
(tuition + fees)

Tuition per Credit Hour:
$111.92

Fees*:
$17.26


Consult the Cost of Attendance table on the Student Financial Affairs website for the estimated total cost for a full-time student. Note: This is a special reduced tuition rate for UF Online undergraduate programs. Standard UF tuition rates will differ.

* Fees consist of a $5.25 Financial Aid fee, a $5.25 Technology fee and a $6.76 Capital Improvement fee per credit hour.

$55262

total per credit hour
(tuition + fees)

Tuition per Credit Hour:
$500.00

Fees*:
$52.62


Consult the Cost of Attendance table on the Student Financial Affairs website for the estimated total cost for a full-time student. Note: This is a special reduced tuition rate for UF Online undergraduate programs. Standard UF tuition rates will differ.

* Fees consist of a $5.25 Financial Aid fee, a $5.25 Technology fee and a $6.76 Capital Improvement fee per credit hour. Non-Florida residents also pay an additional $35.36 Non-FL Resident Financial Aid fee per credit hour.

The non-Florida resident tuition is market based and program specific.

The University of Florida ranks among the top 15 of the nation's best public universities.

"Top Colleges 2014: Public Colleges," Forbes, 2014