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Knowledge to address the most challenging issues of our time

Sociology courses stay with you for the rest of your life. Become immersed in classes on Rich and Poor Nations, Environmental Justice, Sexuality, Urbanization, Race and Ethnic Relations, Marriage and Family, Bullying, Social Change, Sports and Gender Policy. You will do your own research on these topics by learning to conduct surveys, interviews, focus groups and ethnographies. The knowledge and skills will make you a perfect candidate for careers in social work, counseling, research, human resources, public relations, criminal justice, education, law, market research and more. You can even add the STEM Designated Master’s Degree with just one additional year of study or a STEM Designated Online Certificate Data Collection & Management or an Online Certificate in Customer & User Experience Research (CX & UX Research). There’s never been a better time to learn more about Sociology!


Sociology majors pursue a diverse array of careers. Some of the more popular job titles they pursue include Social Worker, Counselor, Market Researcher, UX Researcher, Human Resources Administrator, Teacher, Admissions Officer, Lawyer, Family Planning Specialist, Public Relations Specialist, Researcher, Grant Writer and Sociologist.

Careers in Sociology

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Our Faculty

The Department of Sociology has a roster of full-time and affiliated members from diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise. It includes scholars in health research, environmental justice, immigration, gender, bullying, demography, development, gender, labor, mass media, religion, race and ethnicity, urbanization, text analysis, theory and youth studies.

Meet our Faculty

Contact Us

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