Sociology Program at University of West Georgia (UWG)

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Sociology Program

The sociology program at University of West Georgia 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 Georgia 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 West Georgia has offered the following programs for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree61
Master's Degree4

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male14
Female51

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Black40
Hispanic4
White18

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Sociology program at UWG, 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 Georgia

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,...)

LaGrange College

Lagrange, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (C,B)

Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Sociology (B,M)

Spelman College

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 220 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (B,M,D)

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 70 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

Clayton State University

Morrow, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

Emory University

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 77 students completed this program

Programs

  • Sociology (B,M,D)

Shorter University

Rome, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Sociology (B)

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