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Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
5 Reasons to Study Sociology at Auburn University

Thinking about studying sociology? Here are our top five reasons to study sociology at Auburn University.

  1. By studying sociology, you'll gain a deeper understanding about the social world and your place in it.
  2. Our professors are experts in their fields, and specialize in key social science topics, including crime and deviance, social inequalities, race and ethnicity, gender, social movements, social interaction, and many more.
  3. We give you the opportunity to acquire research, analytic, critical thinking, and varied communication skills, which are crucial to succeed in a variety of contemporary professional careers.
  4. As a student in our program, you will learn about today’s most crucial social issues, and this will better prepare you to make informed decisions about the social world.
  5. We offer opportunities to earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in sociology.