The major in sociology offers a career-enhancing liberal arts curriculum based on the study of the structure of and interactions among and within groups, institutions, and societies, providing an understanding of how individual behavior shapes and is shaped by group membership, with particular emphasis on class, race, gender, and age. Students majoring in sociology are exposed to a comprehensive program of study in one of two concentrations and are prepared for professional employment in a number of occupations in the public or private sectors, or for graduate study in sociology, related social sciences, social work, education, or law. To this end, two separate concentrations are offered within the sociology major.
Forty semester hours chosen in conference with an advisor, to include the courses outlined below.
A minimum of six courses in the major field must be completed at Dominican.