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Humanities and Social Sciences


"I get to be part of an organization that wins on and off the field, and it's because of the education I received at UCM."
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Bachelor of Science Degree

Simply stated, Sociology studies social life. Sociologists examine institutions such as the family, the economy and religion.

Why Choose Sociology at UCM?

  • UCM Sociology offers several scholarships for outstanding students.
  • This program offers a variety of research specialties.
  • You'll receive strong student-faculty mentorship.

What will I study?
UCM's Sociology degree program includes courses in sociological theory, research methods, social institutions and social inequality. As a Sociology student, you will develop your creative problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. You'll also develop the skills to think abstractly, conduct research, analyze data and communicate effectively.

Courses include:

  • Institutions and Social Action
  • Social Inequality
  • Social Survey Research
  • Sociological Thought

What can I do with a degree in Sociology?

  • Anthropologist
  • Case Worker
  • Criminologist
  • Counseling Coordinator
  • Lawyer
  • Youth Specialist

How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value engaging learning experiences that include student involvement and service-learning projects.
In Sociology, there are several involvement opportunities:

  • Academy Health
  • Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society
  • American Sociological Association
  • Association for Human Sociology
  • Sociology Club

About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know you and provide personalized attention.
As a Sociology student, you will be assigned to a Sociology faculty member for advisement to ensure timely progress through the major requirements and to explore questions you may have about graduate study or employment.

Learn more about Sociology at UCM.
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