Department of Sociology

Sociology is the scientific study of human behavior and interaction at the micro, group, organizational, and global levels. It is a social science that uses various empirical methods of investigation and critical analysis. Sociology is a broad discipline and sociologists study subjects like health, mental health, the economy, the military, education, the criminal justice system, race relations, gender, aging/gerontology, the family, social issues, demography, sexuality, social policy, global issues, etc.