School of Education & Human Services
Why is the divorce rate so high? Why are women and members of ethnic and linguistic minorities rewarded less for the same effort?
As a sociology major, you'll learn how to look at the world from a social rather than an individualistic perspective … how to use quantitative and qualitative methods to analyze and interpret how society is organized and why people make the choices they do. You'll explore how society works-and what happens when it doesn't work the way it's supposed to.
Participating in an internship with a law or social service agency will give you invaluable experience and help you make decisions about the kind of work you want to do. Sociology majors enjoy numerous options for rewarding careers that make their communities, and the world, a better place to live.
The Mount's Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice offers both a bachelor of arts degree in sociology and a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice.