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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, B.A./B.S.

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Professors: Peter Callero, Maureen Dolan
Associate professor: Dean Braa


To provide a strong educational foundation for graduate study and various professional careers. This includes training in writing, research and analysis, all connected to the development of theory and social science. It is also a goal of the department to train and motivate students to be activists in the service of progressive causes.

Learning outcomes

  1. Investigate social issues and structures of social inequality through critical research and analysis.
  2. Explain and analyze the complex interactions among individuals, institutions and society.
  3. Effectively communicate and discuss social theories and research findings as they relate to social problems.

Electives in sociology (36)

Total Credits (72)


The Sociology Department encourages development of interdisciplinary specialties within the sociology major. With permission, Sociology majors may use courses from other disciplines to fulfill electives. See sociology adviser.

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