The Sociology major is extremely flexible and caters to your individual interests. It consists of 39 credits, including:
You can minor in:
Child and Family Studies
Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
This series taps into the rich experience of area social work and justice system professionals to inform upper level MCLA students about contemporary issues and methods in the field. Practitioners offer courses in specialty areas of social work and criminal justice, providing a mix of theory and practical wisdom developed over years of experience. Sample courses include School Social Work, Juvenile Court, Correctional Social Work, and Substance Abuse Treatment Services.
Service learning is an integral part of many courses, where you learn by actively participating in service to the community. Academic learning is reinforced by various methods of reflection such as writing or reading assignments, logs or journals, and class discussion. Community service puts your leadership abilities and civic interests to work while you help address genuine needs in the community. Instructors tie projects to specific learning goals and objectives.