The UIU Advantage
Want a career where you can examine society and its behaviors through the groups, cultures, and ways in which we interact? In UIU’s Sociology program, you develop an understanding of human relationships and the web of social factors that impact our daily lives.
Why Sociology at UIU?
- We discuss and explore many of today’s social problems, providing insight on both individuals and institutions.
- Our Sociology program has a flexible capstone course and convenient online classes.
- Learn from faculty who have real-world experience and are experts in the fields they teach; enjoy the support of helpful, caring staff who are there for you from start to finish.
- A minor is available in Sociology.
Explore Your Program
See course descriptions for the classes you need for your Sociology degree, as well as any general education requirements.
Keep up with your academic program’s registration deadlines, session dates, holiday breaks and exam schedules.
Careers in Sociology
Graduates can find employment in a variety of fields, such as community/nonprofit organizations, education, health services, human resources, law, public relations, and social services.
Joy Boehmer, '19
Sociology, Human Services, Psychology
I have always wanted to be a social worker. These three majors seemed to fit well together and helped prepare me for my Masters in Social Work.
UIU Locations for Bachelor's Degree in Sociology
Convenient, Focused Scheduling
UIU Sociology students have the advantage of focusing on fewer classes at once with the Two-at-a-Time schedule. Plus, convenient evening or online courses ensure your education fits your unique lifestyle.
The Sociology bachelor’s degree program is offered through UIU’s School of Arts and Sciences.
Projected growth in sociologist jobs from 2018 to 2028
Median pay for sociologists in 2018 (BLS)
An American Sociological Association study of recent Sociology major graduates showed that two-thirds of employed respondents considered their job to be a career-type position
When you’re ready to apply for your bachelor’s degree in Sociology, we’re ready to help you every step of the way.
Or Try This
If Sociology is not quite what you are looking for, check out our Human Services program.
Nickie Michaud-Wild, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology (2019)
This is an excellent time to study Sociology — there has never been a more important moment to understand the structures of society; when they work, and when they don’t. I tend to emphasize and teach through the lens of contemporary media, politics, and popular culture.