Fall 2016 Lopez, Whiteny Walker, Sanderson, Erica McElroy, Stephanie Fink, Shafeek Amin

Sociology at UA-Little Rock

Sociology is a social science dedicated to the study of the social lives of people, groups, and societies. In the study of our behavior as social beings, sociology offers a broad range of interests, from analyzing short contacts between anonymous individuals on the street to examining global social processes.

Our Program

  • Provides students with methodological and analytical skills that will allow them to conduct research and analyze data.
  • Helps students to communicate effectively through writing and presentations.
  • Encourages critical thinking in an environment where students learn to solve problems and become aware of how individuals, groups, and societies interact.
  • Offers a valuable foundation for direct entry into meaningful careers or graduate study in a wide range of fields including law, education, counseling, social work, public health, and public administration.
  • Covers a broad selection of courses, including the study of organizations, gender, families, cities, minority groups, environment, and urbanization.
  • Allows students to simultaneously pursue teaching licensure to teach social studies in Arkansas for grades 7-12.