Sociology is the branch of the social sciences that examines the causes and consequences of group behavior. Sociologists focus their research on social interaction and institutions to explain why people behave the way they do. Our courses help students explore many aspects of society, such as:
- Interpersonal communication
- Race relations
- Class inequality
- Population dynamics
- Gender relations
- Social movements
department. For more information, please contact the Family Studies Coordinator Kathleen Nybroten.
Professor Jianjun Ji recently
accompanied Sociology major
Lauren Bollaert to the
Seven Rivers Undergraduate Research
Symposium at Viterbo University,
La Crosse, WI. Lauren's presentation
was entitled 'An Analysis on the Health
Status of the Chinese Elderly."
Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) membership
invitations have been sent out to
New members will be inducted
at the Sociology Awards Ceremony
on December 9th, 2015.
Also recognized at the ceremony
will be the 2015 winners of the
Rowan and Blumenthal scholarships.