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What is Sociology?​

The Bachelor of Science in Sociology is the study of human behaviors and interactions within group contexts including poverty, deviant behavior, substance abuse family, religion, government, and mass media.


  • Learn how societies create opportunities and perpetuate inequalities in economics, education, gender, ethnicity, and race relations.
  • Study ways communities develop in relation to culture, religion, and kinship.
  • Learn about the connections of social life and the emergence of a global cultural system

Professional Organizations

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  • Sociology Club (UHD)
  • Pre-Law Association (UHD)
  • Pi Gamma Mu International Social Sciences Honor Society
  • American Sociological Association
  • National Social Science Association

Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Arts in Non-profit Management
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Public Policy*
  • Masters of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Master of Social Work*
  • Master of Arts in Sociology*
  • Master of Education in Counseling*

Community Partnerships

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  • USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center
  • Center for the Healing of Racism
  • Bering Omega
  • Catholic Charities
  • SEARCH Homeless Center
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Interfaith Ministries
  • CHOSEN Clinic
  • Northwest Assistance Ministries
  • Museum District
  • Planned Parenthood
  • The Bridge
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • Neighborhood Centers
  • The Center
  • Black Sheep Agency

  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System
  • The Dēmos Center for the Public Sector
  • The Council on Recovery
  • HAWC Allied-THA
  • Mona Mentors Community Agency
  • AIDS Foundation Houston
  • ACLU of Texas
  • Covenant House
  • VITAS Healthcare of TX
  • Memorial Assistance Ministries
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Aldine Y.O.U.T.H

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