Welcome to Spring 2015



the education of the whole person for leadership in service to humanity. 

Students may seek a certificate in Humanics—an applied offering of the Sociology Department—and get prepared for leadership positions in the nonprofit, community benefit sector.


Famous Sociologists


Welcome to the Department of Sociology

Sociology is the scientific study of human social life. Sociologists seek to describe and explain patterns of human activity. Some sociologists study small groups, while others study organizations, institutions, or entire societies.

The findings from sociological research often challenge common-sense explanations. The practice of becoming a sociology student will challenge your thinking and increase your skills. Please consider joining us for the surprising study of social life!

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