sociology minor

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program description 

a sociology minor at rockhurst centers around the understanding of how society and culture act as social contexts shaping human identity, understanding, and relationships. sociology is a useful complement to a variety of rockhurst degrees, improving preparedness for the professional world as well as enhancing hiring desirability for graduates.

what is sociology?

sociology focuses on the study of human behavior. pursuing a sociology minor at rockhurst develops one’s capacity to think critically about and analyze the causes and consequences of social inequality and other major social justice issues.

learning outcomes 

  • students who add a sociology minor to their degree will receive courses including statistics for the behavioral sciences, race and ethnicity, social class in america
  • a sociology minor from rockhurst adds a well-rounded perspective to any degree a student may pursue

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prospective students 

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experiences 

pursuing a sociology minor at rockhurst develops one’s capacity to think critically about and analyze the causes and consequences of social inequality and other major social justice issues.

outcomes 

  • a sociology minor is particularly useful to those seeking advanced study in the social sciences, social work, public health, criminal justice, or law
  • graduates with a sociology minor can also seek lucrative careers in areas such as government administration, public relations, and advertising