Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Studies

Sociology is the scientific study of human behavior and interaction at the micro, group, organizational, and global levels.

What can you do with a Sociology degree?

Sociologists study how societies work and how people, institutions and groups behave, interact and influence one another within them.  We use 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.

What we offer in Sociology

The Sociology Department offers both graduate (M.A.) and undergraduate programs of study. Our online BA program is ranked number 3 in the nation for its affordability!