Sociology at its core is the study of human behavior in larger group settings. With a focus on social change and organizations, Webster's Sociology students develop analytical skills necessary for critically evaluating the diversity of human belief systems.
Careers in Sociology
Sociology graduates pursue a variety of post-graduate opportunities from law school or governmental professions to sociological research, business or academic careers. Webster alumni use their education in the following areas: teaching, social service, museum studies, historical societies, nonprofit organizations and corporate environments.
Points of Distinction
- Curriculum has a strong focus on inequality, social change, and social organizations.
- Emphasis on emerging trends in the field including informatics, environmental sociology, and social network analysis.
- Students have an opportunity to supplement coursework for the major in diverse fields such as human rights, criminology, women and gender studies, and cultural anthropology.
- Global engagement is at the center of all coursework with particular emphasis on the role globalization is playing in shaping our world.
- Numerous opportunities for collaborative research with faculty on ongoing projects.
- Director, Nonprofit Organization
- Probation Officer
- Data Coordinator, Center for Disease Control and Prevention
- Oral Historian
- Park Ranger, US Park Service
- Professor, Harvard University
- University Academic Advisor
- Police Officer
- Hospital Intake Counselor
- Loan Officer, Commerce Bank