Why are some people poor and others rich? How do education
levels, race, religion and class affect people's life chances? How
are our actions in America related to what happens throughout the
world? Sociologists study society and social behavior. They seek to
understand the way groups think and interact. They think about
problems in society and how to best provide solutions. As a Saint
Leo Sociology student, you’ll gain insights into social behavior
and learn how to create change in your community and in the world
Explore cutting-edge issues in sociology—including
globalization, race, gender, urbanization, and medical and
environmental matters. Learn how to conduct research and analyze
data, searching for answers to vital questions: How do we solve
problems like poverty and homelessness? How does public policy
impact U.S. family life? How can state-sanctioned punishment reduce
Conduct your own research project from start to finish using
qualitative and quantitative methods and advanced statistical
techniques. With an open mind, compare social phenomena across
different cultures to understand groups, organizations and
institutions, and make an impact as a lawmaker, administrator,
educator or researcher.
A sociology degree opens doors to careers in business,
government, education, social services, marketing, law enforcement
and international consulting.
View current Sociology student resources.
Change society for the better. Apply now.