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UNI sociology students develop skills employers want, like critical thinking and analytical reasoning, teamwork and leadership, empathy and emotional intelligence, and social justice awareness.


Sociology is a great major to pair with almost any other minor and certificate, from business, to communications, anthropology, psychology and many more.


Whether in the classroom, working on research, diving into a new project or helping you plan your next internship, these professors will greatly impact your future potential. 

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Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology
​Bartlett 1126
Cedar Falls, IA 50614

Phone: 319-273-2786
Fax: 319-273-7104

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Why Sociology?

Find your path

Sociology’s unique courses will teach you how to critically think, analyze, examine and execute a variety of information. Courses like: 

  • Sociological Theory
  • Race, Ethnicity and Social Justice
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Movements 
  • Sociology of Gender
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Grow your future

A bachelor’s degree in sociology provides graduates with a set of skills in high demand by many of today’s employers. Common career opportunities for the sociology B.A. graduate include but are not limited to:

  • Social Services
  • Community Development
  • Corrections
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • University Admissions
  • Educational Counseling
  • Human Resources
  • Health Services
  • Public Relations
  • Government Agencies
  • Teaching
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Go beyond.

Beyond the classroom, you can find student organizations and events, internships and field experiences and opportunities to study abroad. 

  • Study Abroad in many countries around the world, including Australia, UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Iceland, Russia and China.
  • Intern or complete your field experience through SAC's internship program. 
  • Join Sociology Club. The Sociology Club provides opportunities to learn how to do independent research & research with faculty, improve public speaking and professional development and learn from distinguished professor visits.
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