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Why study sociology at CMU?

The sociology major offers students a sound understanding of human groups, institutions, and societies while providing vast opportunities for study. Consider these key features distinguishing this program at CMU:

  • Survey and qualitative research opportunities with sociology faculty members and through class projects
  • Service learning opportunities throughout the Isabella County area
  • Departmental scholarship programs for qualified applicants
  • Professional development, resources, and contacts through on-campus organizations such as the Sociology Club

Program Overviews, Courses & Career Options​

Click on the links below to learn more about the majors and minors in Sociology offered at Central Michigan University:​



Program Cards


Sociology: Concentration in Social and Criminal Justice

Sociology: Concentration in Youth Studies