What Can You Do With a Degree in Sociology?

One of the best benefits to a sociology degree is that what you learn will be widely applicable to many professional fields. Human resources, market research, public health, labor relations, counseling and victim services—these are just a few of the areas where our graduates excel.

Activities and Opportunities

As one of our students, you’ll learn and grow beyond your classroom work. You’ll get to better know our field and those of us in it through professional organizations. You can challenge yourself by joining our honor society. And you’ll get to see the world through study abroad programs.

students smiling and laughing
people talking, wearing business attire

Department News

Stay up to date on our research, recognitions, and other accomplishments. We also produce a departmental newsletter once a year, which you may download.

Resources for Current Students

Find information below about advising, course schedules, office hours, and other resources, as well as information about departmental honors, our honor society (AKD), and professional organizations.

Crowdfunding in the age of COVID-19: Dr. Ellen Whitehead uncovers practices and patterns

The global pandemic has transformed the landscape of life as we once knew it. With its reverberating impact, COVID-19 has magnified various social iss …

Read more

Celebrating Accomplishments from the Sociology Department

The faculty and students in the Sociology Department are world-class researchers and scholars. We love to share and celebrate their accomplishments. D …

Read more

Increasing prospects: Accelerated Master’s Programs across CSH

Double-counting for two degrees Students across all three domains of the College of Sciences and Humanities have new opportunities on the horizon. The …

Read more

Contact Us

Department of Sociology

North Quad (NQ), Room 222
Muncie, IN 47306

Academic Year: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Summer: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday

765-285-5977