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Department of Sociology

  • The Department of Sociology building at the University of South Carolina, Columbia.

    Always Asking "Why?"

    A degree in sociology helps you understand society and gives you the skills you need to succeed in any career.

Do you ever wonder why people behave the way they do? Do you want a degree that's flexible enough to take you down a multitude of career paths? Studying sociology will help you understand how society and individuals function together while giving you the research, communication and analytical skills you need for any career path. 

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.