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Sociology Department

Contact

Major Advisor

Matt Reynolds

(208) 732-6861

mreynolds@csi.edu

 

Focused Area Advisor

Jacob McCue

(208) 732-6252

JMcCue@csi.edu

 

Program Overview

Sociology is the science which focuses upon human interaction and a variety of other topics associated with group life.

Completion of the program is designed to result in an associate of arts degree, and meets the general education requirements at all Idaho public universities. Course selection should be coordinated to meet requirements for your intended transfer institution.

Sociology graduates often pursue careers in the following areas: research; teaching; social work; criminology; pre-law; clergy; advertising and personnel management.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Sociology program, a student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical and conceptual frameworks of Sociology.
  2. Develop an understanding of self and the world by examining the dynamic interaction of individuals, groups, and societies as they shape and are shaped by history, culture, institutions, and ideas.
  3. Utilize discipline specific approaches from the field of Sociology, such as research methods, inquiry, or problem-solving, to examine the variety of perspectives about human experiences.
  4. Evaluate how reasoning, history, or culture informs and guides individual, civic, or global decisions.
  5. Understand and appreciate similarities and differences among and between individuals, cultures, or societies across space and time.

Sample Career Opportunities

  • Sociologists

*Talk to an advisor for additional career choices

Degrees and Certificates