Sociology | St. Lawrence University


Students studying sociology at St. Lawrence will examine the dynamics of the social world through a variety of areas of inquiry.  These include: why societies develop, are maintained, and/or change; the socio-historical context of social phenomena; how race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, and other signifiers of "difference" affect structural arrangements and personal experience; and how social relations and processes operate at local, regional, national, and global levels. 

Students have the opportunity to participate in community-based learning, off-campus study, internships, and independent research related to a variety of topics within sociology including social media, technology, health, aging, race, politics, development, migration, political economy, the environment, and food systems.


Each  year, the sociology department honors it's highest achieving students by celebrating students who earned acceptance into the sociology...