The sociology major is designed for those who desire desire a liberal arts education with emphasis on sociology; those who desire a liberal arts background to prepare themselves for graduate study in sociology, social welfare, or the related professional fields of law, business, medicine, or teaching; and those who desire to move directly into careers involving general urban problems, social welfare, counseling, community work, or the field of corrections.
The Sociology Department offers several degree options, drawing on and empowered by the various areas of specialization of department faculty. A separate page is devoted to more information regarding each of these:
Undergraduate Minor in Human Sexuality
The department also participates in the following interdisciplinary programs: