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An undergraduate degree in sociology provides students with the technical and analytic tools, critical thinking skills, and global perspective needed to navigate the 21st century successfully and succeed in many careers. The jobs current students apply for after graduation may not even exist yet. To keep up with a rapidly changing world, sociology majors acquire the tools to critically analyze the world and their place within it in a wide range of fascinating courses.

Graduates apply their knowledge and skills across a wide variety of occupations and professions including medical and health services, recreation, business, law and law enforcement, urban planning, social policy, and social services. They are also prepared for graduate and professional school programs in areas such as sociology, medicine, health professions, law, public policy, business, social work, and other social sciences. Follow this link to see what our alumni are doing with their sociology degrees.

Follow these links to learn about current offerings and details of the major, minor, and study abroad programs.

Contact information

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Kristen Schultz Lee, Director
453 Park Hall

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Ms. Kelly E. Crean
435 Park Hall

Looking for an advisor for sociology? Contact:
(last names A-L) Mr. Darren Portis
(716) 645-6883

(last names M-Z) Mr. Eric Streeter
(716) 645-6883