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Undergraduate Programs - General Sociology

| Course Requirements  | Senior Assignment

seniorassignmentIn General Sociology, you will get your hands messy thinking about and designing your own research project.  Students have done exciting projects of which we are truly proud.  Here are just a few examples.

One student did a content analysis on how cookbooks have shifted over the last 40 years regarding gender; Another student looked at what social factors affect student engagement and still another student interviewed social activists in the Ferguson, Black Lives Matter protests. 

In the senior assignment sequence (493 and 495) students will learn more deeply about what it means to be a sociologist.  Students also work closely with a faculty member who helps guide them through their project. And just as importantly, students gain crucial writing and speaking skills.

In sum, in General Sociology, you have the opportunity to develop an interest of yours and learn valuable skills that will help you get a job.

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