Sociology Major



The Majors and Minors section of the academic catalog explains graduation requirements. You can also read more about courses in the Undergraduate Course Listings section of the academic catalog.

Degree Plans

Sample degree plans provide a glimpse of what your schedule may look like as you complete this program.

Sociology Major Courses


Available Emphases

Anthropology & Cultural Studies

This emphasis includes classes in diversity and humanity as well as a cross-cultural travel requirement.

Family Studies

This emphasis includes classes focused on current society, marriage and family, and human sexuality.

Organizations & Leadership

This emphasis includes classes in the study of social organizations as well as different policies and agencies.

Urban Studies & Community Development

This emphasis includes classes that are focused on understanding cities and community development.

Career Opportunities

  • Social Services Agent
  • Anthropologist
  • Human Services Employee
  • Counselor
  • Non-Profit Organization Worker
  • Community Developer
  • Social Researcher


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