of this major significantly advances the University’s mission to
offer undergraduate programs of superior quality and outstanding
educational and career opportunities for students from a diverse
range of ethnic, socioeconomic, experiential and geographical
backgrounds. Furthermore, the emphasis on family and youth
promotes the University's mission "to provide services and
continuing education that will assist the Southern Crescent and the
state in improving the quality of life for residents.”
Graduates will be prepared to work with programs addressing social
concerns related to juvenile delinquency, education, teenage
pregnancy, and divorce. Sociologists
will find opportunities performing policy research for consulting
firms, nonprofit organizations, and social service agencies in such
areas as crime, ethnic conflict, public health, and refugee policy.
Sociologists are also employed by various companies in product
development, marketing, and advertising. Others are employed in
human resources in conflict resolution and in issues relating to
The core of
sociology courses is combined with applied courses in human services
and field work to meet certification requirements for working with
non-profit service agencies and prepare them for careers in both the
public and private sectors. Students will take
a core of courses essential for all sociology related careers, a
specialized concentration in the study of families and adolescents,
a human services core, and an internship.
Ms. Mara Mooney, Department Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 678-466-4642.
Dr. Lisa Holland-Davis, Sociology Coordinator, at email@example.com or 678-466-4819.