Sociology is defined as the study of the development, structure and functioning of human society. At Point, the Bachelor of Science in Sociology with a specialization in Social Work degree provides for a fusion of theory and practical application. Students explore the history and theories in the field of sociology, and develop analytic skills applicable in a wide variety of fields.
The sociology program is designed as a broad liberal arts base for professions such as law, education, medicine, social work and counseling. The Christ-centered focus found in all programs at Point University is similarly present in the sociology program, as the field of social work allows for a perfect blending of career and calling.
- Think sociologically, to identify the various social forces or conditions which hinder or help.
- Demonstrate the actions of a competent professional who respects and appreciates social and cultural diversity.
- Analyze the relationships among the various social institutions.