A sociology minor will only further enhance your practical knowledge of psychology of social interactions and inform a career in psychology.
School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Enhance Any Major With Sociology
Marist's sociology minor will inform any career path. Learn how to analyze mass media, how life experiences are shaped by social statuses, how to develop your voice in society, and how to spark social change.
Enhance Your Resume With a Minor in Sociology
The sociology minor and courses at Marist are incredibly versatile in their advantages toward your career. Every career path will benefit from a deep understanding of interpersonal relationships, social theory, and research. How? Here are just a few examples of ways the sociology minor can enhance your major toward a well-rounded career path.
- Enhance your research methods for a career in political science
- Expand your knowledge of human interaction for a career in screenwriting and media
- Inform your strategies in social change for a career in non-profit management
- Broaden your understanding of structural racism for a career in criminal justice
- Develop knowledge of interpersonal dynamics for a career in human resource management
- Deepen your understanding of the social aspects of technology for a career in computing science
Customize Your Academics to Fit Your Passions
The Minor in Sociology is designed to integrate well with any other major, minor, or concentration. Below are just a few examples of fields of study enhanced by the Sociology Minor:
As a manager or business leader, a knowledge of sociology will help to provide meaningful strategies for positive relations within a work environment.
Sociology is at the root of social issues and modes of activism in all communities, which is why a minor in sociology provides a complementary layer of knowledge for those pursuing the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Minor.
As a developer of games, apps, virtual reality, and other media, having an in-depth knowledge of the social components and psychological strategy behind this technology will improve your thinking and enhance your career path in this industry.
Develop the Skills to Set You Apart
Learn how multiple societal structures (family, gender, class, race, etc.) interact to determine social institutions and social behavior.
Students integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion to support effective practices in their fields.
Students use empirical tools to develop hypotheses, collect and analyze data, and form evidence-based conclusions.
The Value of a Marist Education
At Marist, we pride ourselves on our dedication to providing our students with a well-rounded liberal arts education that prepares them for practical experience and profound success in their field. But don't just take our word for it - the numbers speak for themselves.