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Sociology Program at Austin Peay State University (APSU)

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Sociology Program

The sociology program at Austin Peay State University prepares students for careers in defense, social service, schools, software, publishing, and social work in local health agencies, government, and private corporations. The program focuses on the study of human social institutions and social relationships. Program courses include: social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, social institutions, and social problems. Get more details below including other Tennessee colleges that offer sociology program.

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Students Enrolled in the Sociology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. APSU offers a bachelor's degree program in sociology.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male8
Female13

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Black4
Hispanic1
White15
Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Sociology program at Austin Peay State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Sociologists

  • Description:

    Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organizations. May study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth, and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, sociologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 18.1% from 2010 to 2020

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in sociology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Sociology Programs in Tennessee

Sociology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B)
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Fisk University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B)
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Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

30 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B,M,D)
Belmont University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B)
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Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B)
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Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B)
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Bethel University

McKenzie, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B)
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Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

45 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B,M)
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The University of Tennessee - Martin

Martin, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B)
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Lane College

Jackson, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

52 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sociology (B)