Sociology Undergraduate Program

Missouri State University is one of very few universities in the country to offer an emphasis in public sociology.

What is public sociology?

The core component is community engagement. In our program, you'll integrate sociological skills into everything you do, collaborating with faculty to provide services for local organizations and address community problems and issues.

Why major in sociology at Missouri State?

As a sociology major you will:

  • Obtain the skills that will make you a more effective member of your community
  • Understand community problems and their connection to public issues of social structure
  • Develop skills that will make you immediately employable in many fields
  • Have the opportunity to participate in undergraduate research that can actively change policy and influence policy makers and community leaders