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Sociology at NIU

Department News

Congratulations to Prof. Fred Markowitz on Promotion to Full Professor!

Mark your calendars!  Sociology Week is planned for October 19-22, 2016.

Sociology MA program seeks approval to establish an applied/internship capstone option beginning 2017-18.  Contact Prof. Shane Sharp, Dir. of Graduate Studies, for more information about this and other opprtunities in our graduate program.



More about Sociology

Want to learn more about Sociology? Learn why Sociology is a perfect major for the 21st Century including what students have to say and sociology career paths

Find out about the Certificate in Criminology.

Do you want to become a Sociology Major, declare a Minor, or speak to an advisor?  Or are you interested in our graduate program?



Events & Engagement

Sociology Welcome Back Cookout is Tues, Aug 30 @ 12pm-130pm in the Zulauf Courtyard.  Come meet other sociology students and mingle with your professors.  We want to meet you!  Free Food for Soc students!

Interested in Sociology Club?  First meeting is Tues, Sept 6 from 1130am-130pm in Watson 110.  Come get involved in your student organization.  Have fun and make a difference!

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