B.A. at Russell Sage College
Sociology grad John Johnson ’19 said Sage helped him become the best version of himself. That includes achieving an impressive GPA, getting involved in campus leadership, and interning at the New York State Education Department. Now he’s on his way to a competitive graduate program. Read about John Johnson’s Sage experience.
Sociology is the study of social groups. It is concerned with the way groups are organized, how they function, how they change, and the way in which they influence human behavior. Groups may vary in size and complexity from two people to entire societies.
All students majoring in Sociology take six core courses:
- SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology
- PSY 207: Statistics with Computer Applications
- SOC 303: Sociological Theory
- SOC 337: Research Methods for Sociology
- SOC 403: Senior Seminar
- SOC 427: Internship
Additional required courses and suggested electives will depend upon the pathway the student chooses.