Sociology

Major, Minor

Examine the relationship between individuals and historical, cultural and social forces, such as social class, race and gender.

Learn the important theoretical constructs of the discipline as well as quantitative and qualitative research methods. Choose from a wide range of course offerings and take advantage of research opportunities designed to put theory and skills to work in a real-world setting. Faculty and students work in an interdisciplinary department that brings together anthropology, social work, international studies, peace and social justice and comparative religion.