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The Department of Sociology and Social Work offers a  Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Sociology. A major in sociology will prepare you for the job market as well as for further study leading to graduate and professional degrees. Sociologists are interested in the impact that the social environment has on our behavior from infancy to old age. They seek to understand people by studying the societies and groups in which they live. 

Degree Requirements and Curriculum Changes

The degree requirements for the Sociology major can be completed entirely online, or through a combination of online and on-campus courses.

Career Opportunities in Sociology

Sociology is a dynamic, ever changing and exciting discipline with opportunities for a variety of career pathways. A major or minor in sociology provides a strong foundation for careers in such fields as law, management, journalism, human services, urban and environmental planning, government, and education. Surveys of graduates find the following jobs are typical of what sociology graduates are doing: Advertising, Business, Civil Service, Community Planning, Correctional Officer, Counseling and Advising, Health Services, Human Development, Human Services, Marketing, Program Administration, Research Analyst.  Majors also find employment in local, state, and federal government positions.               

Undergraduate Advisor      

Ms. Patricia Levasseur
CFO 301A
Phone: 940-898-2052

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