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Upon successful completion of the program requirements, the student will acquire an understanding of major sociological concepts and theoretical perspectives on social problems and social life as they apply to the individual, group, and society. Students will also understand the principles of research methods and data analysis. The major prepares students for careers in fields such as teaching, research, social work, public relations, and counseling. Students will demonstrate their proficiency in sociological competencies through examinations and writing assignments on the major sociological theories and research techniques.

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Courses Offered:

Sociology 101: Introduction to Sociology

Sociology 104:

Sociology 107: Race/Ethnicity in U.S. Society


Dr. I. Bunting


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