The Sociology major is comprised of four emphases. The General emphasis allows students to obtain a broad understanding of the concepts, methods, and theories of sociology. The Law & Society, Social Services and Comparative Studies & World Development emphases provide a sociological perspective on legal issues, social policy and economic changes throughout the world, respectively.
The Sociology-Organizational Studies major develops a broad understanding of the political, social and economic organizations that comprise modern society. This major emphasizes a sociological perspective, but incorporates a multidisciplinary field of study. The major introduces students to a range of theories and methods that social scientists use in the analysis of organizations.