Sociology Undergraduate Program
Sociology is the study of society: social structure, social change, and social interaction. Sociologists study people in groups -- from sports teams to gangs, from corporations to schools, from social activist groups to families, from churches to the Mafia – we’re interested in people and how they interact and structure their lives, thoughts and actions. In sociology, you will learn how to investigate the structure of groups, organizations, and societies.
Sociology provides skills that a relevant to many careers. These include modes of inquiry, such as surveying, interviewing and observation and various ways to analyze data, from computer-assisted statistical analysis to narrative analysis. Regardless of whether you are interested in pursuing a career in business, media, public and social services, politics, activism, law, law enforcement, counseling, education or research, sociology will be relevant to you.
Sociology majors receive their routine advising, such as schedule advice, lifting of advisor hold, information on how to change and declare a major, and referrals for internships and other opportunities from our academic advisor.
You are also welcome to consult with the Sociology Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS), especially for advice on graduate school, internships, faculty mentors, and independent and collaborative research opportunities. Our DUS, Dr. Edward Morris, is located in 1569 POT. Email him at email@example.com or phone him at 257-4413 to arrange an appointment.