The science of society.
The society in which you live plays a significant role in your education, your relationships, your career, your economic status and much more.
In this program, you will develop your “social imagination” and study the social dynamics that influence our experiences, behaviors and opportunities. You will explore topics like race, social class, gender, globalization, crime, social mobility and the environment.
Research is a key component of this field. As a sociology major, you will learn to interpret statistics, write reports, and design and conduct studies using various research tools and methods.
This program could be a good fit if you:
- Are curious about the world around you
- Are interested in people and behaviors
- Have a desire to help people
- Have strong writing and communication skills
- Enjoy research
With this degree, you could become a/an:
- Social worker
- Social advocate
- Human services professional
- Community educator
- Business manager
- Human resources professional
- Lawyer (with additional education)
- Criminal justice professional
- Social science researcher
- Community outreach coordinator
Political Science, B.A./B.S.