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Career
Focused

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

Extremely
Flexible

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

Renowned
Faculty

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
Email: sac@uni.edu

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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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