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Sociology

Humanities, Social and Behavioral Science Division

 

Program Coordinator: Bruce Delfini

Office Telephone: (845) 574 - 4350

Email: bdelfini@sunyrockland.edu

 

Full Time Faculty: Elaine Padilla, Nancy Pietroforte

 

Adjunct Faculty: Shane Burd, Stephen C. Groll, Stanley Hersh, Athanasia M. Kostakis, Corazon McKeown, Hans Tokke

 

Sociology is the science of society, social institutions, and social relationships. It includes the systematic study of the development, structure, interaction, and collective behavior of organized groups of human beings. Sociologists are involved in the scientific analysis of social institutions as a functioning whole and as they relate to the rest of society. Like all the social sciences, sociology is an integral part of any liberal arts education.

 

Careers in government, university teaching, social research in both the public and private sector are available for students majoring in this area. Sociology is an essential field of study in any social work or probation officer programs.

 

Students interested in science often pursue the following degree programs:

Liberal Arts and Sciences ­ Humanities and Social Science (A.A.).

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