The sociology major at SVSU requires the completion of 34 credits in sociology. The program offers two tracks of concentration:
Students are encouraged to select either track. Sociology is also recommended as a second major (double major) for students in many academic disciplines.
Students planning to major in sociology must confer with a member of the sociology faculty to plan a program suitable to their individual goals and to arrange the completion of coursework in the proper sequence .
A major in Sociology is appropriate for pursuing careers in governmental and social service agencies, community and recreation work, social research and for pre-professional programs in law, theology and journalism. The skills gained in the program prepare graduates for key positions in cultural and civic leadership.