College of Natural and Social Sciences

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Sociology Faculty

Department Objectives:

Sociology is the investigation of interpersonal and intergroup relationships, forms of organization in human life and consequences for humans. Sociological perspectives and competencies provide an essential basis for considering numerous career opportunities in conjunction with other UNK programs. Careers in government, business, social agencies, transportation, commerce, law, medicine, and information and data use are a few of the opportunities with this major. Further information is available through the Department offices.


Two options are available in this major:

  1. Sociology - Bachelor of Arts Degree
    or Sociology - Bachelor of Science Degree
  2. Sociology 7-12 Teaching Subject Endorsement - Bachelor of Science in Education Degree

A Sociology minor is available to students pursuing majors in other disciplines or programs.

Courses with the prefix SOC are offered by the department.

17 May 2016