The UT Dallas Sociology Program offers courses in public health and society, epidemiology, and global health, as well as mental health and illness, and the aging society. Because our BA degree plan includes 26 hours of free electives, in addition to six hours of required science coursework, our pre-health students are able to successfully complete required courses in biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry and physics, while also earning a bachelors in sociology. Our graduates have been accepted into some of the nation's top medical schools and health science programs.
We offer undergraduate training that covers a broad range of sociological inquiry, including ethnicity, race and class inequality, gender, social stratification, sociology of education, the city and urban problems, the environment, sociology of religion, crime and deviance and global social change. Course topics also include formal and large organizations, the family, political organizations, language diversity in the United States, evolutionary sociology and social psychology. Our faculty consistently earns outstanding teaching evaluations due to their commitment to pedagogical excellence.
Ron DeJoseph graduated from UNC Charlotte in 1994 with a Bachelors in Sociology. After completing his degree, Mr. DeJoseph attained a certificate in broadcasting from the Carolina School of Broadcasting. These experiences provided Mr. DeJoseph the foundation to pursue an outstanding career working for companies like ESPN and Cox Media Group. Mr. DeJoseph is currently the Promotions Manager with WSOC-TV, where he has won 10 Midsouth Emmys for his work in broadcasting. Mr. DeJoseph’s job is research driven, and he notes that his Sociology Degree offered him an understanding of research that helped him feel comfortable when he began working in an environment where market research is widely used to understand people and their viewing habits.