Why Major in Sociology?

In particular, our students develop insights about the effects of social structures on individual lives, communities and the broader society, learning to use scientific research methods to address complex social issues. We emphasize a social justice perspective through research and teaching related to economic inequality, gender, race and ethnicity and aging, as well as social institutions such as the family, education and workplace environments. The unique perspectives and skills taught to our students are applicable to a broad range of careers -- including research, social services, business, education and healthcare -- making them well prepared to succeed in a diverse and changing society. Review Major and Minor requirements and if you have further questions, reach out to the sociology department.




Department of Sociology
Wichita State University
Lindquist Hall, 4th Floor
1845 Fairmount Street
Wichita, KS 67208


(316) 978-3280
Business Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CST)
Monday - Friday 

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