Interdisciplinary Studies

Sociology & Social Thought

Understanding Human Societies

Sociology examines the social, cultural, and historical factors that impact human action and self-understanding. It provides a perspective that can help you in careers ranging from educator to social worker. Our interpretive focus on societal currents, in light of religious and philosophical perspectives, makes for a broad, cross-disciplinary understanding of the society we live in. As a sociology major, you’ll follow your interests from various topical courses into a senior capstone project. Sociology and Social Thought is offered as a major. Sociology is offered as a minor.