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College Of Arts And Sciences
Sociology
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Why Study Sociology?

Our award-winning department offers you a global perspective on sociology. Faculty research projects, conferences, seminars, and colloquia sponsored by the Sociology Department provide numerous opportunities for you to actively engage in research, dialogues and debates relevant to the study of social systems in a world characterized by increasing global interaction. Our faculty are leaders in the field. Professor Michael Kimmel is one of the leading researchers and writers on men and masculinity, while Professor Kathleen Fallon’s research examines how empowering women in Sub-Saharan Africa improves the health of their children. Professor Jason Jones is exploring if Facebook can influence whether or not a person votes in federal elections.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Research Methods
  • Statistical Methods in Sociology
  • Historical Development of Contemporary Sociology

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Medicine and Society
  • Social Inequality
  • Social Problems in Global Perspective
  • Urban Society

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Program Coordinator
  • Research Associate
  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Service Coordinator

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Abbott House
  • Columbia University
  • San Bernardino Community College
  • Concern for Independent Living, Inc.

Related Majors

Interested in this Major?

Department of Sociology

Chair: Daniel Levy

Office: S-401 Social and Behavioral Sciences

Phone: (631) 632-7700

College Of Arts And Sciences
Sociology
Back to all Programs

Why Study Sociology?

Our award-winning department offers you a global perspective on sociology. Faculty research projects, conferences, seminars, and colloquia sponsored by the Sociology Department provide numerous opportunities for you to actively engage in research, dialogues and debates relevant to the study of social systems in a world characterized by increasing global interaction. Our faculty are leaders in the field. Professor Michael Kimmel is one of the leading researchers and writers on men and masculinity, while Professor Kathleen Fallon’s research examines how empowering women in Sub-Saharan Africa improves the health of their children. Professor Jason Jones is exploring if Facebook can influence whether or not a person votes in federal elections.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Research Methods
  • Statistical Methods in Sociology
  • Historical Development of Contemporary Sociology

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Medicine and Society
  • Social Inequality
  • Social Problems in Global Perspective
  • Urban Society

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Program Coordinator
  • Research Associate
  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Service Coordinator

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Abbott House
  • Columbia University
  • San Bernardino Community College
  • Concern for Independent Living, Inc.

Related Majors

Interested in this Major?

Department of Sociology

Chair: Daniel Levy

Office: S-401 Social and Behavioral Sciences

Phone: (631) 632-7700

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