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sociology department

Diverse Fields of Study

Sociology is the study of human interactions. At Huntington University, we’ll help you understand the sociological concepts that influence fields as diverse as law enforcement and gerontology. And at Huntington University, you will learn to integrate sociological theories with Christian principles, and refine your individual conclusions about society.

An Interactive Classroom

The majority of your sociology courses at Huntington will be discussion-based classes. You will be encouraged to talk about course content and make informed decisions about societal issues. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of social institutions, cultures, social problems and social change.

Career Options with Sociology:

  • Criminal Justice (i.e. law enforcement, community corrections, etc)
  • Research (educational, private firms, etc)
  • Education (i.e. teaching, administration, etc)
  • Advocacy (i.e. international relations, labor rights, child advocacy, etc)
  • Government (i.e. Census Bureau, Homeland Security, etc)
  • And so much more! The American Sociological Association has a wealth of resources.

alumni impact

Advantages of a Christian college education at Huntington University

Luke Brenneman

Sociology '12

Luke entered a PhD program straight out of his undergrad time at HU.

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Students, ‘Hoosier Grown’ team to present research at 2014 academic forumAfter a lot of hard work this year, 30 Huntington University students, including the "Hoosier Grown" marketing team, will present their research from various disciplines at the 2014 Academic Research Forum from 2:45-5 p.m. April 23.
Huntington University will host a visit day for all social sciences majors on Nov. 8