B.S. degree in Sociology


Fairmont State University

Type

Bachelor's programs

Location

North America

Fairmont

United States

Location

United States

Fairmont

Type

Bachelor's programs


Fairmont State Sociology majors study: How social policy intersects with culture and values How norms are formed and influence our behavior What problems face our society, and how we can use the scientific method to learn about and attempt to correct them How society is organized and what our place in it means for our lived experiences The Fairmont State Sociology courses provide knowledge of: Substantive areas of sociological and anthropological inquiry such as race, class, geography, culture, and communication. The application of the scientific method and statistical analysis for sociological inquiry. The historical evolution of sociological theory describing the competing explanations for the function and organization of society. Students can earn a degree with an emphasis on population studies, take sociology as a minor or earn their undergraduate degree to go on to graduate school.