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Sociology Department

Uncover the inner workings of social patterns - Sociology

 

As a sociology student, you’ll investigate the organization and condition of society through the analysis of the behavior of groups and social institutions. Through observation and the use of empirical and conceptual tools, you’ll collect data, define social patterns, draw conclusions and formulate new insights about the complexities of human behavior.

Our Department of Sociology offers two separate majors: the B.A. in Sociology and the B.S. in Criminal Justice. These majors prepare you for graduate study as well as careers in a variety of fields.

Graduates have been accepted at many prestigious institutions including: Columbia, New York University, The New School for Social Research, Stony Brook University, Texas A&M, and SUNY/CUNY schools such as John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Other graduates are pursuing exciting careers in business, counseling, criminal justice, education, government and nonprofit advocacy.

The Department of Sociology offers the following programs:

» B.A. in Sociology

» Minor in Sociology

Sociology majors can also enter the Scholar Teacher Education Program in the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education.