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Why Sociology?

Reasons to be a Sociology Major

Learn and hang out with great people. We’re an energetic, socially conscious, real-world focused group.

We discuss pressing issues in society and examine everything social (nothing is too sacred, nothing is too profane, nothing is too mundane).

Learn cool concepts that will impress people at parties:

  • phantasmogoria
  • reification
  • symbolic interactionism
  • Blauner Hypothesis

Gain skills to understand social interaction and the effects of society on individual—apply knowledge to small groups and large social institutions (e.g., education, military, law, and religion).

Develop analytic tools to understand the world around you. It doesn’t hurt that these same skills are in high demand by employers!

  • Theoretical analysis
  • Qualitative analysis
  • Quantitative analysis

Course offerings

The diversity of topics allows you to create a rich and unique program of study. Courses include:

  • Self & Society
  • Victimology
  • White Collar Crime
  • Variant Behavior (Deviance)
  • Sociology of Families
  • Armed Forces & Society
  • Environmental Sociology

Discover the motivation for the Matrix trilogy—Hollywood totally goes sociology in its critique of the post-modern world.