The Department of Sociology currently offers five thematic clusters to undergraduate students. Students will learn about how sociology applies to their chosen cluster theme.
Global and Area Studies
Interested in doing global and cross-cultural research? This concentration of courses is designed for you.
Social Movements & Inequality
Causes and consequences of social inequality, along with efforts to create social change, are the bases of this concentration.
Race, Gender, & Sexuality
This concentration is for students who want to study the social construction of racial, gender-based, and sexual identities, as well as the consequences of those social constructions.
The Helping Professions
This concentration is for students seeking careers in which they can apply sociological perspectives toward solving social problems at the micro and macro levels.
Health, Environment, & Technology
Courses within this cluster provide students an in-depth knowledge of the challenges and issues of these relevant and inter-related fields.