BA Sociology - Diversity & Inequality

Are you a people person, a people watcher, love to figure out group dynamics and what makes people tick? Put your interests to work for you, and hone your skills into marketable career paths by specializ-ing in Diversity and Inequality, a concentration within sociology!

A heightened understanding of the causes and con-sequences of social inequalities, and especially ability to work with diverse populations, will prepare you to enter a wide variety of occupations, including:

  • Public relations specialist
  • Human resources manager
  • Case manager
  • Program analyst
  • Marketing/big data analyst
  • School counselor
  • Military support specialist
  • Diversity trainer
  • Human rights organizer/analyst

Why choose Sociology at Saint Leo?

Saint Leo’s Sociology faculty will help you reach your individual goals—whether you want to make an impact as a lawmaker, administrator, educator or researcher. Saint Leo offers convenient classes for a range of students—those just starting their careers, and experienced professionals who want to retool and advance to the next step.

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 criminal deviance?

With an open mind, compare social phenomena across different cultures to understand groups, organizations and institutions, and give yourself a competitive edge in the global job market.

Some amazing classes you can take

  • Practicing Sociology
  • Families in Cross-Cultural Perspective
  • Medical Sociology
  • Sociology of Aging

Professional development opportunities

  • Research: Conduct your own research project from start to finish using qualitative and quantitative methods, advanced statistical techniques and industry-standard software. Gather information through market research, opinion polls, program evaluations and interviews.
  • Internships: Sociology students have interned with hospice care providers, trial attorneys, circuit family court judges, migrant self-help organizations, Tampa AIDS Network and Saint Leo University’s Office of Institutional Research.

What can you do with a degree in Sociology?

A Sociology degree opens doors to careers in business, government, education, social services, marketing, law enforcement and international consulting.

  • Counselor/support group facilitator
  • Teacher/trainer
  • Mitigation expert/mediator
  • Organizational consultant
  • Program evaluator
  • Community consultant
  • Advocate/consultant