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- Employers often seek sociology majors to fill positions in administration, supervision, management, public relations, social services, law enforcement and research.
- We offer a minor in anthropology, which is ideal for students wishing to increase their understanding of cultural diversity and globalization.
- Our department offers individualized advising for every student, guiding each along the way to his/her ultimate career path.
- Students enjoy many opportunities for faculty-led study abroad in Peru, the Czech Republic, Dominica and South Africa.
As a sociology major you’ll delve into topics such as social class and poverty, race and ethnicity, gender, criminal justice, marriage and families, culture, religion, education and developing societies. We offer both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts in sociology. Whichever degree path you opt to follow, your courses will give you tools to understand the social causes and consequences of interpersonal and group behavior. Our faculty members are from the sociology, anthropology, criminal justice and social work disciplines, but all are interested in studying the social dimensions of human behavior and developing ways to improve and enrich quality of life.