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Sociology provides many distinctive perspectives on the world, generating new ideas and critiquing the old. The field also offers a range of research techniques that can be applied to virtually any issue: street crime and delinquency, corporate downsizing, the alleviation of poverty and homelessness, welfare or education reform, or problems of peace and war. Sociology addresses the most challenging issues of our time, it is a rapidly expanding field whose research and scholarship is increasingly tapped by those who craft policies and create programs. Sociology is an exciting discipline with expanding opportunities for a wide range of career paths.

the power of social change

In order to heal the world, you must first be prepared to change it! Sociology provides a systematic and scientific apporach that enhances one's ability to put ideas to power.


Department of Sociology
700 Park Ave
GWC Brown Memorial Hall
Suite 203
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 823-8436