Welcome to the Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology offers students the opportunity to ask essential questions about the societies in which we live and participate in research with faculty on a host of topics.

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  • ISA Meeting Information

    2016 Iowa Sociological Association Annual Meeting
    Friday, April 29, 2016 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa City, IA

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    Undergraduate Program

    An undergraduate degree in sociology (B.A. or B.S.) provides background for a wide range of careers, including those in social service, criminal justice, corrections, business, human resources management, applied social research, and secondary education.