An area of concentration in Sociology involves the scientific study of patterns of human behavior and society. Sociologists explore how people structure social life and the consequences of those structures for human behavior. You can explore areas such as families, experiences of racial and ethnic groups, media, organizations, social inequality, women and feminism, sexuality, corporate culture, human emotions, welfare or education reform, human rights, and issues regarding peace and war.
|Concentration Requirements (Blocks 1 & 2)*||30 hours|
|Courses from the Department of Sociology (SOC)||30 hours|
|Students pursuing Sociology online should select 30 hours from these courses.|
|Block 3||15 hours|
|Comprised of a complementary or separate area of study than the Concentration (Blocks 1 & 2)|
|Elective hours as needed to reach 120 total credit hours|
|University General Education||40 hours|
|Learn more about general education requirements|
|TOTAL DEGREE||120 hours|
* Must include at least 12 hours of upper level credit completed at UNO
An optional Allied Field of up to 9 hours may be taken in one of the following departments:
- Political Science
- No course from a two-year institution which is also offered as an upper level course at UNO can be used in this area of concentration.
- It is recommended that required core courses for the Sociology major in the College of Arts & Sciences be taken as part of the BMS undergraduate curriculum if a student is interested in graduate study. Students should also contact the graduate advisor in the Department for additional course recommendations.
- Students interested in becoming more involved with the Department of Sociology & Anthropology can connect with Dr. Dan Hawkins at firstname.lastname@example.org or like their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/UNOSocandAnth
|Students with an area of concentration in Sociology may find careers in:|
|• Government or Non-profit Organizations|
|• Human Resources|
|• Customer Service|
|• Public Relations|
|• Human/Social Services|
|• Criminal Justice|
|• Business Management|