Design Your Degree to Prepare for the Future You Want
With Virginia Wesleyan University’s online Bachelor of Arts in Social Science, attain a broad understanding of social science to create your own educational experience and gain the knowledge you need for the future you want. In this program, you’ll benefit from an interdisciplinary approach to social science, as well as your choice of two concentrations that give you a specialized education for your career goals. And thanks to our generous transfer credit policy, you can earn your degree faster.
Our business concentration provides a deep understanding of the role management plays in the nonprofit sector, market research and more. You'll study relevant topics like economics, marketing and ethics.
For careers at the intersection of the legal system and social science, our criminal justice concentration gives you the skills you need for success. It introduces key concepts like criminology, social research and criminal law.
An understanding of human behavior is a critical skill for some social science career paths. The psychology concentration provides insight into cognition, lifespan development, substance abuse and more.
The social welfare concentration is ideal for students who are interested in social work but want to pursue more general careers in the social sciences field. Coursework features key topic areas like research methods, behavior, social policy and more.
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Highly Qualified Faculty
90 percent of our professors have attained the highest degree in their fields.
Gain practical skills grounded in real-world business principles.
A Schedule That
Works for You
With courses under 8 weeks in length and 6 starts a year, you can study on your schedule.