Secondary Education and Sociology, B.A.

Students who complete this Pack Teach Program will earn two degrees: the Bachelor of Arts in Education/Secondary Education and the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. This program provides students with a broad background in sociology. Students who successfully complete the program are prepared to pursue secondary school teaching, graduate school, or an immediate career in the field of social studies.

What do Sociology/Education majors study?

Sociology majors take courses in race, gender and diversity, social change, social institutions, methods and applied statistics, and have opportunities to complete internships or do research with faculty for academic credit.

What can I do with a bachelor’s in Sociology/Education?

Sociology graduates have gone on to succeed in a variety of careers, including:

  • Program evaluation research
  • Domestic violence victims advocate
  • Sales and marketing analyst
  • Teaching at all levels, from elementary to graduate, including teaching English abroad

Why get a bachelor’s in Sociology here?

The Department of Sociology at the University of Nevada, Reno offers you opportunities to:

  • Take courses in a range of fascinating subjects from contemporary culture to race, class and gender to religion, politics and health, all from a critical sociological perspective
  • Engage in research or get work experience for academic credit
  • Learn from and work with our award-winning faculty

What's next?

If you're ready to declare Secondary Education and Sociology as your major, or just have more questions, make an appointment to talk with an academic advisor from the College of Education and Human Development or the College of Liberal Arts.

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