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As a sociology major, you’ll focus on basic science while diving deeply into public and educational policies, investigating topics such as gender, racial and income inequality, as well as drug use, economic development and organizational practices. You’ll develop fundamental insight and understanding of sociological issues as well as advanced research skills in quantitative and qualitative methods.

Sample Courses

  • Networks and Health
  • Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.
  • American Society through Film
  • Controversies about Inequality

Students went off to

  • Study public health at Johns Hopkins University
  • Become an editorial assistant at Hearst Corporation
  • Be chairman of the Goldman Sachs Group

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