Sociology – Program Features
Given the adaptability and utility of a degree in sociology, graduates can be found in the social service field in rehabilitation, administration, group work with youths or seniors. Opportunities also are available in corrections– probation, parole or other criminal justice work; or health care ¬–family planning, substance abuse, or rehabilitation counseling.
A required practicum bolsters your classwork with 150 hours of real world experience with professional supervision at a local organization. Students wishing to pursue graduate work will find a sociology degree prepares them for study in a variety of disciplines.
Maryville’s Sociology program offers students graduate bridges with Maryville’s Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling program and Saint Louis University’s Masters in Social Work program. These accelerated courses of study permit you to begin work on a master’s degree while still completing undergraduate degree requirements.