Admissions: Programs of Study


Sociology


The student who majors in sociology will:

  • Acquire knowledge of major interpretations of the social sciences
  • Engage in the specific modes of inquiry of the social sciences and pursue purposeful, honest and effective research
  • Participate effectively in discussion, exercising respect and critical thinking in analyzing opinions and tentativeness in formulating opinions and conclusions
  • Respond actively and effectively to the challenges of contemporary society, relating the study of social sciences to current affairs
  • Empathize with human emotions and values and understand the cultural characteristics and accomplishments of diverse ethnic and religious groups, recognizing and appraising the values implicit in their specific orientation.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology
Program Website
College: Munley College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department Website: Social Sciences

Accreditations

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Contact Information

Office of University Admissions
866-279-9663
Email: YourFuture@marywood.edu

Chairperson: Alexander Vari, Ph.D.
Department of Social Sciences
570-348-6288
Department email: socsci@marywood.edu

Meet Lauren

Business and Global Innovation Major

I'm so glad Orientation helped me meet new people!

see all Ambassador profiles »

Meet Stephen

Communication Arts Alum

While serving as Faculty at the Academy of Art Univ in San Francisco, my film production company is developing cooking shows, films, and other 21st century entertainment.

see all Alumni profiles »

Meet Daryl

Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Life is an ongoing learning process and your potential is limitless. Dream big and then decide to make your dreams a reality.

see all Counselor profiles »