An essay by Dr. Jennifer Sasser, gerontology program director, was published in the International Journal of Reminiscence and Lifelong Learning in January 2015.
Sociology studies individuals as members of groups, rather than as individuals acting along, and explore how community influences attitudes and actions.
Because of the multidisciplinary foundation of the BA in Social Sciences program, the sociology concentration will prepare you for professional work in the nonprofit sector, social work, politics and government, community development and grassroots organizing, and applied research.
In the sociology concentration, you'll take the following courses, for a total of 18 credits:
- Minorities in the United States
- Society Becomes Visible: Classical Social Theory
- Sociological Imagination
- Critical & Postmodern Theory
- Two additional upper-division sociology courses
Please see the current Marylhurst University catalog for complete information.