Leverage any degree you’re pursuing at Truman by enhancing your skills for dealing with people with a minor in sociology. Enjoy smaller classes where you get personal attention from professors, hone your critical thinking and writing skills, and expand your learning beyond the classroom.
An Intellectual Pursuit
As a sociology minor, you study interactions and connections among institutions, organizations, groups and individuals and develop an understanding of how they work together in society. And at Truman, you’ll make your own connections with other high-caliber students who are driven to succeed. Like you, they want to make a difference in the world—and you’ll find your professors want to help you succeed in that goal.
Make Practical Connections
At Truman, you can easily enrich your educational experience through activities outside of class. Build your teamwork skills through group projects and study groups. Select a topic of interest and design your own research project. Or get involved with a professor’s research project. Then present your work at a conference of your peers. You can expand your horizons even further though internship opportunities and study abroad in exciting locations.
Careers That Make the World a Better Place
Sociology provides a valuable perspective for any student who plans to work with people. It provides ideal preparation for law school, medical school, or graduate school, as well as a variety of careers, such as social work, public policy, teaching, counseling, law enforcement, non-profit management, human resources, marketing, and urban and regional planning.
December 6, 2017
Do you want to create change, have an impact, and share your unique ideas? Then spend your summer getting the tools, experience, and connections necessary to jumpstart your career with the Quality Bicycle Products Equity and Diversity Internship. Immerse yourself in the bike industry while benefiting from one-on-one mentoring, collaborating with a team, and heading […]
December 4, 2017
Each semester, students in SOAN 130 New Majors Seminar for Sociology/Anthropology develop their own group projects with a goal of making a positive contribution to life in our community while developing relationships with their peers and learning about themselves, their peers and our community. On Saturday, December 2, the group that has been volunteering for […]