The Sociology major provides excellent preparation for a number of careers in such areas social services, health care, government, business and teaching (in conjunction with the education major or an advanced degree). In addition, students wishing to continue their education at the graduate or professional level in the behavioral sciences will find that the Sociology major provides a solid foundation for both.
Internship opportunities are included in the major and offer real life experiences in preparation for future careers.
Students majoring in sociology will:
understand the nature of groups patterns, social relationships, community living, social interaction, society and culture from a sociological perspective;
be prepared to pursue graduate study and/or enter career positions in the business and professional world;
understand the significance of human diversity and as a means to understand American society better as well as the world.