335 Rader Hall
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: 606.783.2656 Fax: 606. 783.5070
Dr. Latonya Hesterberg, Interim Department Chair
As student in this program, you will
use a variety of scientific research methods to study how social categories,
institutions and social conditions influence the thoughts, behaviors and
actions of the groups of individuals who make up our society. You will learn to
think critically about human social life and how to ask important research
questions. You will be able to collect and analyze data and communicate clearly
and effectively. Coursework opportunities will include the following topics:
A sociology degree from MSU will give
you the experience, knowledge and marketability needed to follow any number of
career paths in the corporate, government, non-profit and independent sectors.
Combined with other skills and courses, a sociology degree will prepare you for
Earning a degree from our program will
also prepare you for graduate school. Learn more about our master’s in sociology program.
Students may participate in
undergraduate research fellowships as early as their freshman year. If you wish
to participate, we encourage you to schedule a meeting with any of our faculty
members and advisors; they will guide you in the right direction.
Our program also offers opportunities
for you to network with career professionals, interact with other groups on
campus and gain leadership experience through involvement in organizations like
the Student Association for
Gender Equality or the Student
Association of Human Trafficking.
View a complete list of student
organizations offered across the department.
Schedule a campus visit and apply to MSU today.
Learn more about our sociology program.
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