Where am I?
Do you like to find solutions to problems? Are you interested in making a difference in people’s lives? Do you want to identify societal trends and interpret change? Applied sociology is the discipline that will prepare you to respond to these questions in today’s and tomorrow’s world.
Applied sociologists work to increase our collective knowledge of social phenomena and issues, while seeking to improve social interaction on many levels.
Why Sociology with Fontbonne?
We offer a progressive, challenging program that embodies Fontbonne’s commitment to diversity, academic excellence, critical reflection and service to the larger community. Our curriculum is designed to give you a liberal arts base, coupled with applicable skills, to solve client-centered problems.
Our small class sizes allow for beneficial personal attention and easy access to resources, ensuring that you get the most out of your time here. At Fontbonne, you work closely with talented faculty who serve as teachers and mentors.
With our wide range of contacts and great location, we can help students establish important internships. Whether you enjoy working with families or learning more about statistical methods to track population growth, you can find an organization that will give you the opportunity to gain experience while helping further the organization’s mission. Internship settings can include social service and community agencies, correctional institutions, businesses, universities and government facilities.
What Can I Do with My Degree?
Sociology is an interesting and highly adaptable discipline that can prepare you for a career in journalism, anthropology, psychology, social work, politics, public relations, business, public administration, criminology or gerontology, just to name a few. With the wide range of skills and knowledge our applied sociology degree provides, you’ll be able to pursue a variety of fields that involve investigative skills and working with diverse groups.
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