Majors & Minors

Sociology

Major, Minor

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Sociology is the study of social life, social change and the social causes and consequences of human behavior.

As a sociology major at Union, you will enjoy a variety of course choices in areas such as community, families, health and medicine, public policy, the environment, sexuality, race, equity, social justice and deviance. You will develop the skills and knowledge to critically analyze ideas and theories, collect data and search for answers to common societal problems.

Most of your classes will involve in-depth discussions and group work, and require substantial writing, which will challenge you academically and equip you with excellent communication skills. You also will become immersed in internships, faculty-mentored research and fieldwork.