Union University

Department of Sociology and Family Studies

Department of Sociology and Family Studies

The mission of the Department is to provide students with a broad background in the study of society and human relationships from a Christian perspective, to enable them to enter graduate programs or entry level positions in their respective discipline.

Faculty

Programs of Study

Please see the Academic Catalogue description for more detail. Some minors do not appear here.

Student Organizations

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5/1/15 - Rachel Wukasch, senior family studies major, receives the academic excellence award in family studies during Awards Day chapel. - MiKalla Cotton
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Rachel Wukasch, senior family studies major, receives the academic excellence award in family studies during Awards Day chapel. - MiKalla Cotton

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4/30/15 - Phil Davignon, assistant professor of sociology, speaks on
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Phil Davignon, assistant professor of sociology, speaks on "Marital Conflict: The Fight Over Marriage and Its Implications for Families, Children and Society" at the Town and Gown lecture series. - Amanda Rohde

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2/27/15 - Members of the students organizations in the department of sociology stand at their table to tell students about their organization. - Kristi McMurry Woody
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Members of the students organizations in the department of sociology stand at their table to tell students about their organization. - Kristi McMurry Woody

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4/16/14 - Nina Heckler, assistant professor of sociology and department chair,  leads the Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society meeting. - MiKalla Cotton
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Nina Heckler, assistant professor of sociology and department chair, leads the Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society meeting. - MiKalla Cotton

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Contact Information
Course Schedules
Undergraduate Catalogues (.pdf)
Undergraduate Areas of Study
  • Family Studies: Child Life
  • Family Studies: Family Ministry
  • Family Studies: Marriage and Family
  • Sociology

  • * Teacher Licensure Available
  • # This major is available also with Discipline-Specific Honors

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