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Sociology
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Social Services

Academic offerings: Many of our courses focus on contemporary urban issues, including immigration, family and domestic violence, disabilities, and medical care.

Experiential learning: Service learning, internships, and undergraduate research opportunities are available. Courses on immigration, family and domestic violence, disability and medical sociology provide students with background to select from a wide array of internships in social service agencies. Our fieldwork sites involve agencies working with juveniles and adults, families, courts, and churches as well as employment, political and advocacy agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. Field schools with research opportunities on the environment are available locally as well as in Central and South America. The department has practicum sites in neighborhood centers, planning agencies, and other service organizations.

Employment opportunities: Social Service employment opportunities include agencies working with juveniles and adults, families, courts, and churches, as well as employment, political, and advocacy agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. Employment opportunities also include positions at neighborhood centers, planning agencies, and a variety of other service organizations.

 

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