Why Major in Sociology?

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, ethnicity, sexuality, and aging, as well as social institutions such as the family, schools, 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, please reach out to us at any time. We would be happy to meet with you at your convenience to discuss how a sociology major or minor could help you to reach your academic and professional goals.




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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