The Sociology Program of MVSU seeks to prepare students at the baccalaureate level with the knowledge, tools and skills to develop an appreciation of a poly-cultural and complex social, political and economic environment and the ability to engage in critical social analysis.


  • To expose students to theories, issues and perspectives relevant to the study of sociological theory.
  • To provide the tools for independent critical analysis, integration, and creative expression.

To prepare graduates with the skills to engage in social research at a level that qualifies them for entry into graduate school and professional employment.