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During the Spring term of the junior year and Fall term of the senior year students outline their own research project and collect and analyze its associated data in two Capstone courses. Capstone is a challenging and empowering experience for students as they apply their learning Students have considerable freedom in designing their project. Final projects are shared in a poster session open to the larger campus and some students also have presented their research at Westminsterís Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration, at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, at Kent State Universityís Undergraduate Sociology Symposium, the American Society of Criminology, and at regional sociology conferences.


What can you do with a Sociology degree?

Imagine yourself a sociologist, organizational planner, human resources manager, organizational researcher, or in a position with an international business or non-profit.