Cultural Sociology

The Cultural Sociology concentration examines culture, which includes matters of social status and cultural distinctions; values, norms and beliefs; ethnicity and ethnic diversity; religion; language; art; popular culture, consumption/consumerism and style; and material culture, including, for example, mass media, technology, architecture and food. This concentration addresses the role of culture in a diversity of social contexts including urban life and organizations. It is relevant for any student interested in careers in field such as human or social services, nonprofit and community organizations, research and government agencies and human resources. In addition, this is an excellent concentration for students interest in graduate school in the social sciences or humanities.