Sociology is the scientific study of human behavior in groups. Sociology classes equip you to critically analyze how the social world is organized, sustained, and transformed and to explore issues of individual agency, power, and inequality. Majors can do internships, research, mentored advanced projects, off-campus study, and conference presentations. You’ll be prepared for advanced study or careers in nonprofits, nongovernmental organizations, law, medicine, urban and social planning, journalism, social work, government and more.



On Saturday, Jan. 21, Associate Professor Kesho Scott stood before a cheering crowd of 26,000 in Des Moines to discuss the history of the 123 marches on Washington, D.C.

Scott recognized for outstanding achievements that have enhanced the quality of life for all Iowans.