Sociology is the social science that focuses on the behavior of social groups and social organizations in society. All that humans create can be studied by sociologists, such as social stratification, art, music, film, marriage and family, community, urbanization, deviance, criminology and social movements.
The Department of Sociology offers two degree programs: sociology and criminal justice studies. Many students choose to double major in these programs, which are complementary and share foundational coursework.
By studying sociology and/or criminal justice studies at Thiel College, you’ll be able to: