Sociology Program at Hawaii Pacific University (HPU)

Sociology Program

The sociology program at Hawaii Pacific University prepares students for careers in defense, social service, schools, software, publishing, and social work in local health agencies, government, and private corporations. The program focuses on the study of human social institutions and social relationships. Program courses include: social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, social institutions, and social problems. Get more details below including other Hawaii colleges that offer sociology program.

Students Enrolled in the Sociology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Hawaii Pacific University offers a bachelor's degree program in sociology.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male3
Female6

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian1
Hispanic1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1
White5

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Sociology program at Hawaii Pacific University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Sociologists

Description

Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organizations. May study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth, and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, sociologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 18.1% from 2010 to 2020

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in sociology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Sociology Programs in Hawaii

Sociology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, HI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 120 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (B,M,D)

University of Hawaii at Hilo

Hilo, HI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 42 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

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