Faculty you'll love

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.

Careers and interships for your future

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.

Scholarships and Awards

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

Undergraduate Research

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

Study Abroad

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.

Exciting Student Organizations

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