Majors and Programs
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Sociology
As a sociology major you will study the social causes and consequences of human behavior. The sociological perspective gives you a unique way of looking at how society works and the complex interrelationships between individual and society. Iowa State’s program embraces theories and concepts that help you understand social inequality, communities, bureaucracies, families, and small groups. Undergraduate training in sociology can open a variety of doors in business and the human services. You will have a competitive advantage in today’s information society with a solid base in research design, data analysis, statistics, and sociological concepts that will allow you to compete for positions in research, policy analysis, program evaluation, the justice system, and social services.
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