UMKC Catalog


Department Description
The Department of Sociology offers programs of study leading to:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  • Master of Arts in Sociology
Program minors are available in:
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Family Studies
  • Gerontology
The mission of the department is to extend knowledge about the nature of social life. In the process of learning about social life, students will have opportunities to develop critical thinking and research skills and to apply classroom learning through experiences in community organizations and agencies. Department faculty members are committed to excellence in teaching and work to assist students in developing a foundation for moving into a career.