Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Department of Sociology

Location: Candelaria 2285

Email: HSS@unco.edu

Website: www.unco.edu/hss/sociology/

Faculty: Rebecca A. Beals, Ph.D.; Sandra Harmon, M.A., Angela Henderson, Ph.D.; Cliff Leek, Ph.D.; Melanie Moore, Ph.D.; Kyle Anne Nelson, Ph.D., M.P.H.; Harmony Newman, Ph.D.; Diane L. Schott, M.A.

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Sociology offers broad scope and relevance for research, theory and the application of knowledge to address social problems in virtually any work environment. Sociology prepares students with marketable skills for work in both public and private job sectors including the areas of education, health, government, social advocacy and research. Gain skills to seek positive social change and innovative solutions through analysis of the structure of society, the dynamics of culture and interaction and the causes and consequences of human behavior.

Program Overview

A Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology includes an examination of basic theories and methods in sociology and the application of sociological knowledge to a specific concentration area of "Social Psychology, Family, & the Life Course," "Inequality & Institutions," or "Deviance & Social Control." The program includes the core courses in sociology, two theory and two research courses, as well as concentration and elective courses. Graduates will be prepared for employment in a variety of contexts such as advocacy, human services, government, education, program analysis, social research, and related areas.