Investigate the social world around you and use science to improve it.
Sociology is for you if you want to understand patterns of human behavior, problems, and institutions. Community engaged professors will give you the skills and analytical tools to learn about the things you really care about, so you can do something to improve the world around you.
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
As a Sociology major at Loyola, you’ll immerse yourself in critical issues around gender, race, and class inequalities, crime and deviance, popular culture, social networks, education, healthcare, technology, the environment, and more, here in New Orleans and across the globe.
This degree may be eligible for completion in three years through our Degree in Three program. Learn more and find out if you're a fit.
Minor in Sociology
For those who wish to pursue another area of study as their primary major, or even double major, the curriculum of the sociology program can serve as an adaptable and attractive option.
Senior Capstone Projects
The central component of the Department of Sociology's required Senior Capstone course is a one-to-one faculty-mentored, collaborative research project. The department also has a consistent record of incorporating students into grant funded research projects.