As a sociology major or minor, you’ll have the opportunity to focus your studies in the following tracks:

  • Criminology, recommended for students interested in crime, forensics, law, police work and criminal justice.
  • Human Service, Health, and Social Justice, recommended for students interested in counseling, social work, law, advocacy, public health, public policy, public administration, nonprofit administration, and other related careers.
  • Cultural Diversity, recommended for students seeking increased knowledge of diverse cultures, and especially useful for those considering further education in anthropology, counseling, social work, or public health.

Department faculty members also either coordinate or participate in interdisciplinary programs such as: Aging StudiesEnvironmental StudiesEast Asian StudiesLatin American Studies, and Peace, Justice, and Human Rights. These programs provide opportunities to study topics across a number of different departments.