What Can You Do With a Degree in Sociology?

One of the best benefits to a sociology degree is that what you learn will be widely applicable to many professional fields. Human resources, market research, public health, labor relations, counseling and victim services—these are just a few of the areas where our graduates excel.

Activities and Opportunities

As one of our students, you’ll learn and grow beyond your classroom work. You’ll get to better know our field and those of us in it through professional organizations. You can challenge yourself by joining our honor society. And you’ll get to see the world through study abroad programs.

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Department News

Stay up to date on our research, recognitions, and other accomplishments. We also produce a departmental newsletter once a year, which you may download.

Resources for Current Students

Find information below about advising, course schedules, office hours, and other resources, as well as information about departmental honors, our honor society (AKD), and professional organizations.

Greetings from Ball State! Do you know how much your engagement matters to the Department of Sociology? Here are just a few activities that our alumni …

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Welcome to this special edition of our newsletter, which covers two years of events in the Department of Sociology at Ball State. Much has transpired …

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The faculty and students in the Sociology Department are world-class researchers and scholars. We love to share and celebrate their accomplishments. & …

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Contact Us

Department of Sociology

North Quad (NQ), Room 222
Muncie, IN 47306

Academic Year: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Summer: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday