Department of Sociology

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Welcome to the Department of Sociology's home for student resources. Here you'll find helpful information on:

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Sociology is to provide students with a high quality educational experience where they learn to critically apply sociological theories, frameworks and concepts to the understanding of everyday lives, pressing social problems and structural inequalities at the local and global levels. The program gives students the tools and skills to challenge interlocking systems of oppression and privilege and build just societies as scholars, advocates, policymakers and activists. It is also part of the Department’s mission to provide a collegial and enriching working environment for the professional growth of its members and associates.