Harness the power of social dynamics. Help build a more just world.
As a student at Worcester State University, you will gain knowledge that will prepare you to make a positive difference in the world.
In pursuing a Sociology degree at Worcester State, you will join a diverse community of faculty and students. Together, you will study the nature of group behavior and social interaction viewed through analysis of structure, norms, and values to get a critical understanding of individuals as social beings. In classes on topics ranging from race, class, and gender inequalities to capitalism, immigration, cities, and the environment, you will develop the ability to make connections between lived experiences and social issues, and you will examine social justice issues and efforts to make the world a better place. With many opportunities to put theory into practice, you will have the knowledge and research capabilities for a wide array of academic fields and career paths.
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Why Sociology at Worcester State?
- Ethnic Studies
- Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
- Environmental & Sustainability Studies
- Latin American/ LatinX studies
- Gender Inequalities
- The Environment
See the diverse career paths that this degree can lead you in.
Explore a wide range of rewarding professional opportunities with your degree from Worcester State in fields including business & industry, government, the justice system, education, research, community & social services, and more.
Where will your degree take you?
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