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Experiential Learning

Our programs offer lots of opportunities for you to enrich your education, both inside and outside of class.

Explore international society and culture first-hand on education abroad trips. We offer summer, semester and year-long opportunities to a variety of locations across the world.

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Explore international society and culture first-hand on education abroad trips. We offer summer, semester and year-long opportunities to a variety of locations across the world.

Working one-on-one with our faculty or in research groups, our students undertake independent research, publish their work, and present at conferences.

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Working one-on-one with our faculty or in research groups, our students undertake independent research, publish their work, and present at conferences.

Our active Students for Non-Violence, Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honor Society, Sociological Club, and Sociology Graduate Student Organization host regular social gatherings, provide networking opportunities, and volunteer in the community.

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Our active Students for Non-Violence, Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honor Society, Sociological Club, and Sociology Graduate Student Organization host regular social gatherings, provide networking opportunities, and volunteer in the community.

Our students get real job experience with internships at police departments, probation and parole offices, crisis hotlines, law offices, free clinics, community programs, and government agencies.

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Our students get real job experience with internships at police departments, probation and parole offices, crisis hotlines, law offices, free clinics, community programs, and government agencies.

We offer scholarships, awards, and research grants specifically for our students, as well as those sponsored by the university and our College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

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We offer scholarships, awards, and research grants specifically for our students, as well as those sponsored by the university and our College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

We have a strong research faculty filled with award-winning teachers. They have built a reputation among students for being approachable and engaging. Our large and growing research portfolio covers violence prevention, gender studies, race, and gerontology, among other fields of study.

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We have a strong research faculty filled with award-winning teachers. They have built a reputation among students for being approachable and engaging. Our large and growing research portfolio covers violence prevention, gender studies, race, and gerontology, among other fields of study.