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When you study sociology at Normandale, you’ll start with entry and intermediate level sociology courses, and you’ll build a solid foundation of critical-thinking, problem-solving, writing, and research skills. 

These core-competency courses are taught by accomplished faculty with a broad range of sociological interests and specialty areas. 

You’ll be well prepared for your next step in your education and in your career — ready to pursue your bachelor’s in sociology at one of seven Minnesota State colleges.  

Where Will Sociology Take You?

With a sociology degree, you’ll have a lot of options for your career path. Social services, healthcare, education, business and research are just a few of the areas grads pursue.  

You’ll gain marketable skills in problem-solving, critical-thinking, written and interpersonal communication. These are valuable to any employer. 

What Makes Our Sociology Program Unique?

Normandale is one of a select number of community colleges that offers a comprehensive, liberal arts-focused degree in sociology that seamlessly prepares you for your final two years at a Minnesota State college. 

Sociology Program Basics

Sociology Faculty

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