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 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. As a sociology student, you will:
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.”