Understand the world and yourself better

As a sociology or sociology of law, criminology, and deviance major, you will investigate social institutions, such as families, education, work, health care, law, and the economy. You will learn how societies maintain order. You will uncover, understand, and combat societal inequalities.

You will gain knowledge and skills, not only in the courses offered by the department's award-winning faculty, but also through real-world experiences like internships, study abroad, student research, and community engagement.

What can you do with a major in sociology?

Majoring in sociology is an excellent pathway to a career in social service, law or law enforcement, education, health care, policy analysis, marketing, entrepreneurship, or business or non-profit administration. Our major programs are also an excellent foundation for law school or graduate programs.