Crime, inequality, health care, education, politics, immigration, family, gender and race and ethnicity — today’s sociologists study all these topics. Using scientific methods to insure accuracy, sociologists focus on the causes and consequences of social interaction. Through a combination of classroom study and field work, Drew’s sociology program applies theory and research to real world problems.

Through a rich array of courses, sociology majors come to understand the connections between their everyday lives, the larger social structures of various societies and the broad global changes which characterize our times.

I learned to look beyond stereotypes of crime and criminals and to look more closely at the structural factors that cause or at least correlate with criminal activity. ”
Maeve Olney C’13
My Favorite Course: Criminology

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