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BS Major • Minor

Sociology

Explore how individuals, groups, and communities interact and navigate life

The communities we grow up in shape us. What we believe about faith, money, or power is deeply linked to the places that form us. Geneva's sociology program provides a biblically rooted foundation for understanding society, structures, and relationships as you prepare for a career in any part of society.

Geneva prepares you to make a meaningful impact in your career, community and life.

Hands-On Work

Opportunities to engage with city residents and officials through Beaver Falls Community Development Corporation

Experience City House

a unique living-learning community in downtown Beaver Falls

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Key Courses

Intro to Community Development

Learn how to interact with the broader community so you can serve and support others

Sociology of Cities & Mill Towns

Discover the effects a city has on its people and culture and examine the qualities of thriving

Social Change

Study the ways society and social changes have affected eras of history, especially the civil rights movement

Poverty/Inequality

Discuss the causes of the U.S.’s wealth gap and the ways families, jobs, schools, and communities have been impacted

Experienced & Accomplished Faculty

Career Outcomes

Graduates who aspire to have an impact in their communities and their careers through a Geneva Education gain expertise in this field enhanced by academics rooted in Christian values and ethics in Geneva’s program.

17%

the BLS expects a 17% increase in job openings for social and human service professionals over the next 10 years.

$86K

Research sociologists earn roughly $86,000 every year (U.S. BLS).

“The Social Justice class was fascinating because we had all types of authorities in the criminal justice field come in and share stories. I knew this is what I wanted to do for the rest of my life.” Marcus, sociology student

Be prepared for careers such as...

  • Human Rights Worker
  • Counselor
  • Juvenile Court Worker
  • Child and Youth Advocate
  • Social Research and Analyst

Further your impact...

  • Travel and serve overseas with Peace Corps
  • Start your own nonprofit organization
  • Research and publish work within your field

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