Sociology examines human behavior in different social and cultural contexts. Combining social relevance with the rigor of a scientific discipline, sociology’s subject matter is human association and all that it produces, including culture, technology, and society itself.
Are you curious about why people act the way they do?
Do you want to be a leader in your community?
Do your career goals include an understanding of group processes, social trends and cultural diversity here and abroad?
Then you need to study sociology!
At Illinois Wesleyan, students who major or minor in sociology will work with their advisor to craft an individualized program of study, which may include an internship and independent study courses.