Dual Major in Adolescence Education: Social Studies and Sociology (7-12) Major

Combine a degree in sociology with first-class professional education preparation and you will be ready to tackle a grades 7-12 classroom as a social studies teacher. You’ll also obtain a solid liberal arts education that fosters versatility in the world of work and good citizenship.

Career Potential

  • Teaching adolescence social studies
  • Professional schools such as law or social work
  • Business
  • Government and non-profit agencies and organizations

What Will I Learn?

  • You’ll take courses in the various fields of economics, geography, history, social studies and psychology.
  • You’ll choose from a variety of electives to individualize your degree.

NYPIRG coordinatorSpecial Features

  • Student teaching in grades 7-12

Get Involved

College is more than a classroom. Enhance your experience with extracurricular opportunities:

Student Clubs

Sociology/Anthropology club

Honor Societies

Alpha Kappa Delta for sociology

Next Steps

Contact Us

Chair: Herbert Haines
Office: Moffett Center, Room 2120
Phone: 607-753-2726
Fax: 607-753-5973

Fast Facts

The Brooks Museum houses a collection of nearly 200 artifacts and sponsors an annual lecture series. The department is home to a newly renovated building and classrooms.

Type of Degree

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Credit Hours: 126

Excellence

Rozanne M. Brooks Sociology Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement

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