Study society and culture during a challenging era of history. Important topics in today’s world — such as sociology of gender, human rights, and sports — are just the beginning.
In classes like Sociology of Sport, Politics & Protest and Sociology of Disasters, you’ll study pressing social problems and acquire the research skills and theories to help explain and solve them.
Transferable Skills + Real World Relevance
How and why did Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling movement in the NFL impact political policies and elections? What will be the lasting societal impact of COVID-19? Sociology explores timely and pressing issues and develops transferable skills such as project design, data collection, data analysis, understanding diversity, and team work.
Paths of Study
Our sociology coursework is thorough, yet flexible. Many students pair sociology with another discipline to enrich their understanding of human nature and become more well-rounded professionals.