Why major in sociology at Elms College?

The study of sociology can give you valuable insights about human relationships, society, and cultural norms and values.

Elms College's sociology program helps you develop an objective view on social relationships, introduces research methods, and leads to a deeper understanding of current social problems. Our program prepares you to solve problems in your community with an understanding of social behavior.

What can I do with a sociology degree?

The general view of society our program teaches you opens up a world of opportunity upon graduation, based on your goals and interests. Graduates of our program have taken positions in law enforcement and corrections, school and university administration, social work, and local government agencies, to name a few. Many of our students have gone on to graduate school as well.


Meet a Graduate

Samantha Alvino

Top 2016 Graduates are Four-Year Scholar-Athletes

Samantha Alvino
Class of 2016 Valedictorian
Early Childhood Education/Sociology double major



Contact Us

Division of Social Sciences
Christine Fay
Associate Professor of Sociology