Sociology Department

Welcome to the Sociology Department

Sociology at Hastings College opens the door to a variety of career paths by giving you an understanding of social behavior and research methods that professional social scientists employ.

Hastings College offers a major in General Sociology, with emphasis areas in Criminal Justice; Peace, Justice and Social Change; and Human Services Administration. These areas provide a tremendous basis for a variety of career pursuits, including:

  • Criminal justice
  • Law
  • Social services
  • Industrial and personnel counseling
  • Politics
  • Teaching
  • Applied research
  • Urban planning
  • Ministry
  • Graduate school