Sociology Program at University of Kansas

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Sociology Program

The sociology program at University of Kansas 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 Kansas colleges that offer sociology program.

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Students Enrolled in the Sociology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Kansas has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree44
Master's Degree3
Doctorate Degree2

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male29
Female20

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Black8
Hispanic2
White33
Multiple Races3
Non Resident Alien1
Unknown1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

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

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, sociologists employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -0.7% from 2014 to 2024

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 Kansas

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,...)

Baker University

Baldwin City, KS
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

Ottawa University - Ottawa

Ottawa, KS
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

Washburn University

Topeka, KS
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

MidAmerica Nazarene University

Olathe, KS
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

Benedictine College

Atchison, KS
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

Emporia State University

Emporia, KS
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 31 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

Allen Community College

Iola, KS
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (A)

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Sociology (B,M,D)

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, KS
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

Independence Community College

Independence, KS
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Sociology (A)

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