Sociology Undergraduate

Taught by Experts

Our courses open the door to a deeper understanding.

As an undergraduate major, you will study the theory and methods of sociological research and survey the substantive areas of the discipline.


Sociology: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science

Sociology graduates are well prepared for work in education, government, social services, public relations and many other fields. Sociology is also excellent preparation for graduate studies in almost any discipline.

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Four-Year Program Guides

The Classroom & Beyond

  • The status of Voting Member is conferred upon those Life Members who maintain a current subscription to Sociological Inquiry.

  • Members have an opportunity to participate in the annual meeting by submitting and presenting a paper or poster, compete in the MSS student paper and more.

  • Our program is home to the USD Beta Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu​, “the oldest and preeminent honor society in the social sciences.” 

After Graduation

With their keen understanding of human behavior in social settings, our graduates work in a wide range of organizations and industries.

Potential Careers
Federal intelligence agencies
Human resources
Social service agencies
Success Stories

Success Stories

Ross graduated from USD in 1996 with a double major degree in sociology and psychology. Ross Haenfler, 1996 Graduate