Why study sociology?
The goals of sociology are to solve social problems and to improve others’ life experiences. Sociologists conduct research on specific dimensions of society. They collect data, analyze them and interpret them.
We help you understand the impact of society on individuals.
Many of our students have gone on to distinguished careers in graduate school and academia. Others have pursued successful careers in research, government and health services. This speaks to the rigor and quality of our program.
- Cultural anthropology
- Introduction to society
- Latino cultural studies
- Politics of global health and medicine
- Politics of intimate relations
- Race, ethnicity and culture
- Social inequalities
- Social problems and social action
Sociology is commonly part of a double major, alongside business administration, criminal justice, psychology or a related field.
- Consumer advocate
- Data analyst
- Human resources generalist
- Insurance agent
- Probation officer
- Public relations specialist
- Social movements organizer
An education for a lifetime
Studying sociology does more than teach you the skills you need for a successful career, it challenges you to see the world in a new way. A liberal arts education offers you the insight and understanding to discover what matters and lead a more fulfilling life.