Department of Sociology Programs

1比1现金棋牌跑得快苹果The study of sociology helps students develop a greater appreciation for the diversity of human experience. Rigorous yet collaborative coursework in social science research, sociological theory and social diversity is coupled with service learning, internship, independent study, student research, and volunteer opportunities. Graduates work in such diverse fields such as public and private service agencies, criminal justice, marketing, research, business consulting, and more.

1比1现金棋牌跑得快苹果This interdisciplinary 18-credit minor provides an introduction to the field of criminal justice and prepares students for a variety of positions in law enforcement, the judicial system, correctional?institutions, social work, and counseling.

The minor is jointly sponsored by the History, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology Departments.


1比1现金棋牌跑得快苹果The Minor in Sociology provides a flexible introduction to topics in Sociology. Students take Introduction to Sociology (SOC 100 - a prerequisite) and five additional electives in the discipline.


Sociology, B.A.?consist of a minimum of 36 credits. Courses provide both broad and in-depth encounters with sociology as a discipline. They help students develop an understanding of social behavior, social structures, and how people come to understand their experiences. Elective offerings allow students to adapt the major to their interests and career plans. The BA emphasizes Sociology most broadly. Students who excel in either program will find themselves prepared for a range of graduate study and career options. Career opportunities include positions in private and public social service agencies and in criminal justice, as well as research related careers in public opinion and marketing.


1比1现金棋牌跑得快苹果Sociology, B.S. - Concentration: Criminology and Criminal Justice consist of a minimum of 36 credits. Courses provide both broad and in-depth encounters with sociology as a discipline. They help students develop an understanding of social behavior, social structures, and how people come to understand their experiences. Elective offerings allow students to adapt the major to their interests and career plans. The BS degree focuses on Criminology with a social science foundation and an emphasis on diversity. Students who excel in either program will find themselves prepared for a range of graduate study and career options. Career opportunities include positions in private and public social service agencies and in criminal justice, as well as research related careers in public opinion and marketing.


The graduate program in sociology is designed to provide students training in research methods and theories of our disciplines that may be used to identify and address a wide range of social issues that directly? and indirectly affect individuals and their communities. The program specifically emphasizes social justice, identifying its barriers and constraints, and seeking ways to mitigate them.