Updated 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog
Social Studies, B.A.
- Sociology, B.A. major
- Communication Studies minor
- Sociology minor
Sociologists explore dimensions of social life in all its cultural diverity. We explore the complexity of social interactions, communities, and focus on how social ineqality is created and perpetuated. We study how all of this affects an individuals life chances.
Sociology is interdisciplinary in nature and excels at integrating knowledge from various disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. This enables us to examine the complexity of life and prepares the student to apply this critical thinking ability to various careers and life in communities.
The sociology curriuclum is focused on bridging the gap between theoretical concepts and how these affect lives. A sociology major imparts skills in critical thinking, research design and analysis, communication, and synthesizing information and interpreting it for multiple audiences. Students will find such skills useful for careers such in as those indicated.
Minors that complement the sociology curriculum:
Economics, Gender Studies, Political Science, Indigenous Studies, Communication Studies, History, Philosophy, Business
The Sociology curriculum will also prepare you for graduate school in Sociology, Public Policy, Public Administration, Law, Human Resource Management.
Advocacy groups and organizations
Research and statistics
PreparationRecommended High School Courses
- Social Research