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SOCIOLOGY A B.A. or B.S. in Sociology at OSU-Tulsa helps graduates see the world through different perspectives to develop a global, multicultural understanding. Here, students gain the tools for contributing productively and living in a changing world. Sociology majors are competitive candidates in any career path involving creativity, critical thinking, analytical problem-solving, multicultural and global understanding, and verbal and written communication skills. Students will develop strong criticalthinking skills, ethical judgment and the ability to work on diverse teams. DEGREE OPTIONS AVAILABLE IN TULSA • Applied Sociology is especially appealing for those seeking real-world employment experience. This degree option teaches students how to apply sociological theory, resolve issues and promote change in real-world settings.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS • At least 40 hours must be upper-division. • Minimum 2.5 GPA in all SOC/ANTH courses. • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST? OSU is one of the best values in the Big 12 and has lower tuition and fees than many Tulsaarea schools and online-only institutions. Students taking 15 credit hours (full time) will pay approximately $6,636 per semester in tuition and fees and an estimated $630 for books and supplies. (Estimates based on 2021-2022 tuition and fee charges. Books and supplies will vary based on classes taken each semester.) OSU-Tulsa offers financial aid, scholarships and tuition waivers, with several dedicated specifically to transfer students. Possible options for Sociology majors include: • OSU-Tulsa Transfer Tuition Waiver Scholarship or Regents Distinguished Transfer Waiver • OSU-Tulsa President’s Distinguished Scholarship Contact the OSU-Tulsa Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at 918-594-8273 or to learn more.


TRANSFER MAP COURSES INCLUDE • Social Problems • Theoretical Thinking in Sociology • Social Research Methods • Quantitative Methods in Sociology • Sociology of Gender • Racial and Ethnic Relations • Sociology of Aging

Evening, hybrid and online courses make it easy for students to pursue a degree while working.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE? Use this chart below to see how long it will take you to complete your bachelor’s degree at OSU-Tulsa if you transfer with 60 credit hours from your two-year institution. If you transfer with fewer than 60 credit hours, the number of semesters will increase accordingly. CREDIT HOURS/SEMESTER










You can increase the credit hours you take each semester by taking classes online or in a hybrid format, where classes meet one or two times in person and the rest of the time online.


Your Map to Success

Steps to take on your way to earning your OSU degree in Tulsa: FRESHMAN YEAR @ TWO-YEAR SCHOOL Meet with your academic advisor. Meet with an OSU-Tulsa academic counselor. OSU-Tulsa has representatives on TCC campuses regularly and academic counselors can meet by appointment. Follow OSU-Tulsa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to keep up on events and activities.

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SOPHOMORE YEAR @ TWO-YEAR SCHOOL Complete admissions application to OSU. Meet with your academic advisor. Meet with an OSU-Tulsa academic counselor to discuss how the credits you’re taking will transfer. Connect with faculty at OSUTulsa to learn more about the program and introduce yourself. Your OSU-Tulsa academic counselor can help with this. Submit your FAFSA with school code 003170 along with your OSU application to be considered for scholarships and financial aid.

JUNIOR YEAR @ OSU-TULSA Meet with your OSU-Tulsa academic counselor to choose your classes.

Meet with your OSU-Tulsa academic counselor to make sure you’re on track to graduate.

Network with your peers and build experience for your resume by joining a student organization.

Complete graduation application prior to the beginning of your final semester.

Consider adding a minor to gain additional skills or pursue your unique interests.

Volunteer or complete an internship to gain valuable experience in your field.

Polish your research skills by attending workshops at the OSU-Tulsa Library.

Consider participating in research with faculty.

Research graduate degree and certificate options.

Attend Transfer Day in the spring or fall to finalize your transfer to OSU-Tulsa.

Connect with OSU-Tulsa Career Services to explore internship opportunities and discuss your career goals.

Transfer admission requirements: 2.00 GPA for 60+ hours; 2.25 GPA for 24-59 hours; 2.25 GPA plus high school admissions requirements for 7-23 hours.

CAREER PATHS • Probation Officer • Law Enforcement • Social Worker • Advocate Youth Outreach • Public Health Educator • Medical Sociologist


Attend Career Services workshops for job searching, resumes and interviews, then attend the OSU-Tulsa Career Fair. Apply to jobs or graduate programs. Walk in OSU-Tulsa’s Graduation Ceremony.

POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS • Government Agencies • Non-Profits • Churches and Ministries • Behavioral Research • Data Science

• Census Researcher • Forensic Science • Community Organizer • Public Relations • Dispatcher

• Colleges and Universities • Market Research • Hospitals and Health Centers

Some of these careers may require extra training or education.

SALARY POTENTIAL In 2020, OSU Sociology graduates reported an average salary of $26,628 and a high salary of $36,000 per year.


GRADUATE STUDY Many Sociology majors continue their education by pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree or graduate certificate. Related graduate programs available at OSU-Tulsa or OSU in Stillwater include: • Sociology, master’s and doctoral • Human Development and Family Science, doctoral • Marketing, doctoral • Language, Literacy and Culture, doctoral

• Counseling, master’s • Special Education, grad certificate, master’s and doctoral • Communication Sciences and Disorders, master’s

• Brand Communication, graduate certificate • Educational Psychology, master’s and doctoral • Forensic Sciences, master’s and doctoral


OSU-TULSA PROSPECTIVE STUDENT SERVICES 918-594-8355 | | Interested in pursuing this program at OSU in Stillwater? We can put you in touch with a transfer admissions counselor.

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