Sociology Major Sociology Major The study of sociology investigates human behavior, cognition, group dynamics, and social institutions by analyzing the complex interactions between environmental, social, and cultural influences. Breadcrumb sociology major Majors-and-Minors-left MENU Explore Academic Majors and Minors Academic Majors American Politics Major Applied Statistics and Data Sciences Major Chemical Engineering Major Chemistry Major Civil Engineering Major Computer Science Major Cyber Science Major Defense and Strategic Studies Major Economics Major Electrical Engineering Major Engineering Management Major Engineering Psychology Major English Major Environmental Engineering Major Environmental Science Major Foreign Area Studies: Africa Major Foreign Area Studies: East Asia Major Foreign Area Studies: Eurasia Major Foreign Area Studies: Europe Major Foreign Area Studies: Latin America Major Foreign Area Studies: Middle East Major Foreign Language: Arabic Major Foreign Language: Chinese Major Foreign Language: French Major Foreign Language: German Major Foreign Language: Persian Major Foreign Language: Portuguese Major Foreign Language: Russian Major Foreign Language: Spanish Major Geography Major Geospatial Information Science Major History Major International Affairs Major Kinesiology Major Law and Legal Studies Major Life Science Major Management Major Mathematical Sciences Major Mechanical Engineering Major Nuclear Engineering Major Operations Research Major Philosophy Major Physics Major Sociology Major Space Science Major Systems & Decision Sciences Major Systems Engineering Major Academic Minors Aeronautical Engineering Minor America in the World Minor American Foundations Minor Applied Statistics Minor Cyber Security Minor Diversity and Inclusion Studies Minor Engineering Management Minor General History Minor Geography Minor Grand Strategy Minor Network Science Minor Nuclear Science Minor Photonics Minor Regional Studies Minor Robotics Minor Space Science Minor Systems Engineering Minor Terrorism Studies Minor War Technology and Society Minor Guidance on Choosing an Academic Major Overview Courses Enrichment Sociology is concerned with the scientific study of social groups and human interaction. Army Sociology is concerned with the following: ameliorating social problems empiricism ethnography locality reform of the human condition providing a window to the world of human experiences highlighting the intersections of human experience emphasizing how individuals are contextually embedded challenging the common sense with the ironic providing a just voice for our subjects of study To learn more about this area of study, visit the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership. Required Courses PL363 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS PL371 INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY PL372 SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY PL377 SOCIAL INEQUALITY PL384 SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY PL393 CRIMINOLOGY-CRIM JUST SYSTM PL488D COLLOQUIUM-BSL-SOCIOLOGY Sample Electives EN300 LITERARY METHODOLOGIES HI398 CIVIL RIGHTS IN AMER HIST MA367 MATH FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES MA376 APPLIED STATISTICS MA394 FUNDAMENTALS/NETWORK SCIENCE PL361 RESEARCH METHODS I PL383 EXPERIMENTAL SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY PL497 SEMINAR IN BEHAVIORAL SCI PL498 ADV STUDY-BEHAVIOR SCI SS360 POL SCI RESEARCH METHODS SS368 ECONOMETRICS I SS381 CULTURAL/POLIT ANTHROPOLOGY SS390 BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS SS392 POLITICS-RACE,GENDER,SEXUALITY This major offers an honors track. To learn more, view the full Sociology Major Curriculum. Cadets in this majors can apply to participate in a summer Academic Individual Advanced Development (AIAD) program, USMA-run academic enrichment experience. They also have the opportunity to travel on trip sections and present their work at various academic conferences. To learn more about enrichment for this area of study, visit the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership or the West Point Leadership Center.