Get your B.A. in Sociology
About the Major
Sociology studies the ways that social structures and interactions shape human life. In this major, you will study society’s origins, functions, and problems, focusing on relations among people, groups, classes, organizations and cultures.
Understand social institutions and practices, ranging from small groups to nations
Study topics ranging from social inequality, religion, crime, popular culture, and sports
Learn quantitative and qualitative research methods, from large surveys to in-depth interviewing
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Sample courses include:
- SOC 375: Quantitative Reasoning in Sociology
- SOC 303: Health and Society
- SOC 313: Social Movements and Activism
- SOC 338: Guns in America
- SOC 459: Sociology of Gender