Awakening students' sociological imagination is one of the valuable things we do in the department. By developing a sociological orientation to the world ('quality of mind'), students may reflect on their lived experiences in new ways that can be life-enriching.
Being located in the heart of Washington DC is something that uniquely differentiates CUA from other Universities. I believe Professor Leszek Sibilski realized that, and let us take advantage of it.
Studying Sociology gave me a solid foundation in learning about societal inequities and eventually ignited a passion for education.
There are so many positive memories that it is hard to limit it to one. The students who have come through the Department and made the Sociology Department so special are countless. Then I hear from them about what they are doing with their degrees and think... WOW.
The department has given me a lot: connections, an education I value highly, opportunities that have led to professional and personal growth, a new perspective, and some very close friends.
The Department of Sociology offers a program designed to enable students to think systematically and critically about society, and to help students develop analytical, research, and writing skills.Learn More