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Sociology

Have you ever wondered why humans interact the way we do? With sociology, you'll discover the hidden science behind social interaction. 

What You'll Study

In each sociology course you will learn how to apply sociology to your every day life. You’ll learn the foundational theories and how to conduct research both in the classroom and in the field – the social world around us. In addition, you will use a critical approach to study inequalities based on demographics such as race, sexual orientation, gender, and other marginalized populations.

Through core classes, you’ll build a strong foundation in how to “do sociology” through research methods, theory, and sociological perspectives. From there, you can customize your electives to focus on areas that interest you.

Practical Experience

With a Sociology major, you have the flexibility to earn a second major or two to three minors - it's up to you to decide! Don't worry, your Academic Advisor will be there to help you with planning along the way.

Program Details

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Major Requirements

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Minor Requirements

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Major Checklist

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Minor Checklist

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What's Next?

Have your sights set on graduate school or a career involving research? We recommend taking a sequence of research courses (SOC 301 and SOC 332) and completing an internship.

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