About the courseSociology majors graduate with a wide range of knowledge and skills that serve them well in a variety of possible careers. All sociology majors gain valuable skills in our rigorous theory and research methods course sequence, which emphasizes both quantitative and qualitative approaches. This depth of training makes sociology majors outstanding candidates for careers in teaching, business, advocacy, public service and administration, law, medicine, journalism, international development and many other professions. In addition, sociology majors regularly pursue graduate study in sociology, social work, education, media studies, public health, public policy, law, business and urban/regional planning. Optional course concentrations within the major provide the opportunity for students to target careers related to global issues, medicine and public health, law and criminal justice, and social/policy change. Sociology minors and those who take sociology courses as part of their exploration of the liberal arts benefit from the wide range of topics covered in our courses. For additional information see our web site.
Intake MonthsJANUARY, AUGUST
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AboutSaint Francis University is one of the oldest Catholic universities in the country, and the oldest dedicated to Franciscan values. It is an inclusive learning community that started with six friars from Ireland in 1847. The university is one of the first 20 Catholic universities and the first Franciscan college to be founded in the United States. Academics are deeply grounded in the traditions of the liberal arts, with an emphasis on developing the students into a well-rounded, impactful individual with a passion and a drive for excellence.
The Students can choose from more than 50 academic programs of study. It educates the persons of all faiths in an environment inspired by Catholic values. At the university, students will find broad intellectual development coupled with career directed studies in the sciences, healthcare, business and the humanities. Students can choose from several graduate programs in business, education, healthcare, and more. At the graduate level, they will find scholarship and support from professors, administrators and the fellow students. Saint Francis is located in Loretto, Pennsylvania about two hours east of Pittsburgh and near major routes in Pennsylvania traveling east and west, north and south .
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