Sociology is the study of how people both create and are shaped by the social world. Explore issues of gender, race, religion, and cultural differences as you build expertise in your major. Develop skills that help you become a valuable contributor in a range of careers, such as journalism, law, criminal justice, social work, and community development. This program illuminates the social forces, inequalities, and institutional structures that impact our lives. The skills and knowledge gained also form a strong foundation for graduate studies.
To earn the Sociology minor, you must successfully complete a 21-credit course of study.
Alumni Success Stories
In just a few short years, Talesha has established a distinguished law career, currently practicing at Bernstein Shur in Manchester, New Hampshire. Talesha is a graduate of Franklin Pierce University. She discusses the strong preparation she received at Franklin Pierce to pursue graduate school and her career goals.Talesha Caynon '06
Labor Lawyer, Bernstein Shur