Department of Sociology

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We study patterns of human behavior and the social issues that impact them. Only by understanding these patterns can we create policies that will effect change.

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    Field Experience Opportunities

    Gain practical experience and a degree. Many students complete internships and research practicums in sociology programs.

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    Find Your Community

    Learning happens inside and outside the classroom. Residential Life and our Living Learning Communities (LLCs) offer students the opportunity to find a community that fits them. The Perspectives on Humanity LLC is a program built for first-year students looking to explore their interest in social sciences.

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    Double Major in Sociology and Social Work

    Students develop a comprehensive understanding of society and its influence on individual behavior. Students who complete the double major may gain advanced standing in some Master of Social Work programs.

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    Double Major in Criminal Justice and Sociology

    Your sociology degree will give you deep insight into the social forces that affect crime. This double major will enhance job opportunities in the field and provide a solid foundation for graduate school.

Last Updated 4/19/22