Sociology Department

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Sociology Department

Are you interested in social behavior or society, such as its origins, development, organization, institutions and networks using various methods of investigation and analysis?

The Sociology faculty help students explore this fascinating field.

Who We Are

Understanding social organizations and functions helps students understand society. The Sociology Department encourages lively discussion and comprehensive investigation. 

Course Descriptions
Department Directory
Admissions | 763-433-1300
Dean Luanne Hogan | 763-433-1297

Meet Karl Wielgus

Karl Wielgus
Meet Karl Wielgus
Instructor of Sociology
Meet Karl Wielgus
Instructor of Sociology

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Columbia University; Bachelor of Arts (BA), Roosevelt University

Degrees & Certificates We Offer

The Sociology Department does not offer a degree.

Coursework includes Relationships, Marriage, and the Family, Human Sexuality in Society, Death and Dying, General Sociology, Gender in Society, Sociology of Power, Social Problems, Social Psychology, Introduction to Crime and Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency and Justice, and Independent Study.

Certain Sociology courses meet Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) requirements. 

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