Sociology Minor

Leverage any undergraduate degree you’re pursuing at Truman by enhancing your skills for dealing with people with a minor in sociology. 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.

Through the scientific study of society and human behavior, you learn about the major theories of sociology and examine the role social institutions, groups, organizations, gender, race, and social class play.

Careers That Make the World a Better Place

Sociology provides a valuable perspective if you plan 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.

News

Psychology Professor Receives Distinguished Scientist Award

March 28, 2019

Fred Shaffer, professor of psychology, received the Distinguished Scientist Award at the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback AAPB Scientific Meeting held in Denver March 13-16. The conference brings clinicians, physicians, researchers and professionals involved with biofeedback and applied psychophysiology together to exchange information, ideas, scientific data and to share experiences. Shaffer was also one […]

Justice Systems Class Tours Juvenile CenterJustice Systems Class Tours Juvenile Center

December 5, 2018

The Justice Systems Juvenile Delinquency class toured the Bruce Normile Juvenile Center in Kirksville with alumnus Kevin Martin on November 1.

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Events

Classes Begin
January 13
SAB presents Casino Night
January 16 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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