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Degree awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Total credit hours: 35
Internship/Practicum opportunities: Visit the Career Development Center for internship information.
Sociology is the branch of science which specializes in the study of human societies and human social interaction. As a Thiel College sociology major you will study a wide range of topics including marriage and family, community, criminology, diversity, social movements and even art, music and film!
Visit our Academic Catalog (2020-2021) for course listings.
Thiel College offers scholarships to students for reasons such as academic success, community service or involvement, exemplary leadership and more! The scholarships available to sociology majors are:
Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about the types of aid available to students.
It's easy to get involved on campus! Joining a student club or organization is an excellent way to meet others and gain leadership experience. A sociology major might be interested in the following clubs and orgs:
Visit our Campus Life page to see a full list of student clubs and organizations.
As a Thiel College sociology major, you will be prepared for graduate study in sociology, social work or a related field or employment in the social services and more! Our students leave Thiel well prepared to enter the workforce and students often find jobs in social service occupations, counseling, law, social work and sociology. With a strong foundation of skills in research and analysis, plus the broad perspective provided by a liberal arts education, you’ll be ready to wok almost anywhere your interests in society takes you.
Here are a few of the things you could do with your sociology degree from Thiel:
*Career Ideas for Sociology Majors - One Day One Job, www.onedayonejob.com/majors/sociology/
**The Average Pay for a Prosecuting Lawyer, work.chron.com/average-pah-prosecuting-lawer-5010.html
***New Findings on Salaries for Public Interest Attorneys – NALP, https://www.nalp.org/sept2010pubintsal