Opportunities that launch.
Creation stewardship on one side; higher demands for resources, raging conflicts, bursting population, and economic inequality on the other. Trinity’s minor in sociology helps students develop a Christian perspective on the nature of individuals and human relationships and on society in general. You can gain a clear understanding of the Christian’s task to engage in social situations and respond to social problems. A sociology minor prepares students for a variety of pursuits after graduation, such as: law, a career at a social agency, the justice system, law enforcement, international analysis and relations, or graduate school toward research and teaching.
Gain momentum with intensive studies.
The sociology minor emphasizes the importance of society and the ability to make an impact on that society.
Be a community catalyst.
As a student of sociology, you will be encouraged to critique society and understand the social dimensions of life in response to created reality. Throughout your course of study, you learn to examine perspectives and theories of society, and discuss ways to advance and inform social action.
Alumni that prove our point.
Some sociology graduates pursue careers as health and neighborhood service workers, researchers, and planners. Some get involved in public assistance, child care cases, and consultations. Others enter federal, state, or local government as parole, probation, or police officers, juvenile counselors or youth workers. Still others are public policy analysts. Many decide to dedicate their lives to Christian missions or development at the urban, rural, foreign, or domestic levels.
The sociology program helps students develop a Christian perspective on the nature of humans, relationships, and institutions. Such a perspective aids in a clearer understanding of engagement in social situations and in response to social issues. The department seeks to enable critical awareness of diverse relations, patterns, and social structures. Its program adheres to the principle that this is God’s world, that human evil is at the root of social problems, and that Christ’s redemption underlies the possibility for social and personal restoration.
The sociology minor is designed to prepare students for a variety of pursuits after graduation, such as graduate work, social and sociological research, and vocations in social institutions, groups, and relationships.