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The discipline of sociology trains students in sociological imagination, the ability to understand one's self and others in the context of social conditions. A sociological perspective identifies social forces, including culture, economics, history, law, politics, and religion, and understands how these forces shape the lives of individuals and groups. Sociology majors learn that humans are both “islands unto themselves” and beings who are shaped through participation in social groups.
Students benefit from the study of sociology in these ways:
Because, sociology students develop the ability to identify and understand large-scale operations and organizations, they become valuable employees. In many occupations human services. The undergraduate sociology degree is an excellent foundation for both entry level and advanced study in business, law, human services, government, journalism, medicine, and social work.
Dr. Gary Perry - "When I See Haiti, I Cannot Help but See New Orleans" - Part 1
Dr. Gary Perry - "When I See Haiti, I Cannot Help but See New Orleans" - Part 2
Tattoos on the Heart: Lessons from the Barrio
Mark Cohan, accomplished scholar of the Steampunk subculture, was featured in the Seattle University Magazine.
Jodi O’Brien recently published “Seeking Normal? Considering Same-Sex Marriage” in Seattle Journal for Social Justice.
Robert Efird is back from a Fulbright-sponsored sabbatical in China, where he spent a year working with local communities engaged in environmental education.
Gary Perry presented a paper at the 2012 meetings of the Association of Black Sociologists titled “Class, Take Out Your iPhones: Teaching Urban Sociology with New Media.”
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