Admissions: Programs of Study


Sociology


The student who majors in sociology will:

  • Acquire knowledge of major interpretations of the social sciences
  • Engage in the specific modes of inquiry of the social sciences and pursue purposeful, honest and effective research
  • Participate effectively in discussion, exercising respect and critical thinking in analyzing opinions and tentativeness in formulating opinions and conclusions
  • Respond actively and effectively to the challenges of contemporary society, relating the study of social sciences to current affairs
  • Empathize with human emotions and values and understand the cultural characteristics and accomplishments of diverse ethnic and religious groups, recognizing and appraising the values implicit in their specific orientation.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology
Program Website
College: Munley College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department Website: Social Sciences

Accreditations

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Contact Information

Office of University Admissions
866-279-9663
Email: YourFuture@marywood.edu

Chairperson: Alexander Vari, Ph.D.
Department of Social Sciences
570-348-6288
Department email: socsci@marywood.edu

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