Are you interested in the scientific study of the social forces that influence human behavior? Sociology gives you a depth of understanding as to how various institutions—such as class, race, gender, and religion—affect you and the society in which we live.
Our students represent a broad variety of backgrounds and interests. They tend to be curious about the societal structures that shape human behavior, and have a strong desire to discover, explore and understand the social nature of the world. They want to build a strong foundation for a wide variety of possible careers.
Our department enjoys a strong spirit of collegiality and community, with opportunities for you to participate in cutting-edge research. Our faculty is recognized for both research excellence and a commitment to teaching. We are dedicated to helping our students make the most of their opportunities with us.