| ACADEMICS | Schools & Departments | Sociology | Sociology Applied Learning
Here at Worcester State, we believe that you can best understand the social world by getting out and experiencing it. That’s why we stress field work alongside coursework and why we offer many interactive learning opportunities. Recent Sociology Department tours include a faculty-student research trip to Tanzania and an annual “alternative summer break” trip to Nicaragua. Many of your courses will include community-based research projects, and you’ll interact in class with guest speakers who are experts in their fields. We have hosted representatives from Alternatives, Everyday Miracles Recovery Learning Center, and the Genesis Club, for example.
We recognize remarkable student-faculty collaborations at the annual Celebration of Scholarship and Creativity. Recent projects include: