Checking Out GCU’s Bachelor of Science in Sociology with an Emphasis in Social Work Degree

Posted on May 11, 2017  in  [ Psychology & Counseling ]

Are you interested in pursuing a career in social service? If so, then consider our Bachelor of Science in Sociology with an Emphasis in Social Work degree. Offered by Grand Canyon University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, this sociology with an emphasis in social work degree can prepare you for a rewarding career in the exciting fields of social work and human services.

Gain Knowledge of Human Services and Social Work

Through the study of how Jesus healed problems and relationships while simultaneously breaking down social barriers, this sociology degree program with a focus on social work skills will help you develop the ability to examine events and situations from a Christian perspective. Also, you will develop competencies in applied sociology, social work, sociological perspectives and content areas of sociology.

Explore Sociological Theories

As you earn GCU’s BS in Sociology with an Emphasis in Social Work degree, you will complete coursework in human behavior and the social environment; social research and statistics; case management; and direct practice. Other course topics include sociology of religion and stratification and inequality in a diverse society. Students will develop skills for integrating sociological theories of culture, institutions and socialization with intervention, communication and case management skills of social services.

Help Others and Find Your Path

Graduates of this program can choose to advance their education by enrolling in graduate school or enter the human services and social work fields as unlicensed community health and social service workers. Some examples of career opportunities for program graduates include professions in community mental health, youth outreach agencies, community development programs, health agencies and social service agencies.

At Grand Canyon University, our focus is on providing a quality education for every learner. If you’d like to find out more, then visit the College of Humanities and Social Sciences or use the Request More Information button on this page.

About College of Humanities and Social Sciences

As the title of our blog suggests, these posts by College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) faculty and special guests will engage, inform and challenge you in a myriad of ways. The posts reflect the diversity of our programs of study: degrees that are traditional (history), current (justice studies and communications), academic (English literature) and career-oriented (psychology, counseling, criminal justice and government). Here, there is something for everyone.


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