Department of Sociology


Welcome to the Department of Sociology

Sociology is the study of society, including the interaction between individuals, groups, and institutions.

The application of sociological thinking can lead to a better understanding of social problems and issues and suggestions about how these issues may be overcome in real-world terms.

By studying Sociology, you will gain insight into how people interact with one another and how values and beliefs both shape and are shaped by the structures and processes around us. The primary goal of the discipline is to stimulate sociological thinking—applying imagination and critical analysis to the many facets of social life.

Department Highlights

Politics and Art

New SOCI Course! The Politics of Art:  Theory, History and Praxis

SOCI 3850N   The Politics of Art:  Theory, History and Praxis
This course examines the intersection of visual art and politics. Specific areas of political expression include class, race, sexual orientation, and gender. Examples of art are taken from a wide range of historical periods and countries. While focused on the visual arts, other areas of artistic expression (e.g., writing) are also explored.

Fall 2021 SOCI 3850N
Tuesdays from 6:00- 8:00 pm
with Dr. Trevor Harrison


Trevor Harrison

PUBlic Professor Series | Dr. Trevor Harrison

On Thursday, January 28th, Dr. Trevor Harrison presented The Promise and Peril of Populism as part of the PUBlic Professor Series.

Career Bridge: Centre for Work-Integrated Learning and Career Development

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