​Current Students​​​​

Every student’s story is different, and how you choose to take advantage of the numerous opportunities to learn, grow and flourish is up to you. Each year, talented students from around the country bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of Sociology and the campus have to offer. Research opportunities, unique work experiences and student clubs and organizations are just a few of the ways our students get involved.

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  • ​My sister goes to Grove City College. And when my family and I went with her to freshman orientation, I couldn’t believe what I heard!

    The professors who spoke at orientation clearly demonstrated that they were aligned with my beliefs in God as well as with my expectations for excellence in academics and in my personal life. I liked that they were committed to academic achievement as well as the importance of following Christ and his plan for one’s life.

    Right there a...Read More

  • ​I was aware that Grove City College was one of the most affordable private Christian colleges anywhere. But after visiting campus I knew it was the right place for me.

    I wanted smaller classes where I’d be able to ask questions, collaborate, get to know my professors and have them get to know me. Grove City College’s low student-faculty ratio of 15:1 meant that I’d be in the type of environment where I knew I’d learn best.

    I came to Grove City College as engineering ma...Read More

  • ​I’ve lived all over the world and believe that the true purpose of education is to feed and educate the whole person. At Grove City College I found the emphasis on the humanities I wanted and the Christian environment I needed.

    I was able to examine, reflect and appreciate what I learned from past generations — the values that were passed on to me and the sense of honor and respect that helped me to become the person I am today.

    I enjoyed living, working and learning ...Read More

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    I'm the second person in my family to attend Grove City College — my older brother came here and absolutely loved it. I like the fact that it's a small Christian school, but it's big enough at the same time. One of my favorite parts of campus is the buildings — I think they're beautiful. I also like having my friends near me – it's so nice to just go down...Read More

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After Graduation

Students graduating with a degree in sociology pursue careers in counseling, social work, public policy, law, business, media and government.

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B.A. in Sociology

The Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology equips students with the critical thinking and communication skills to excel in both graduate study and a variety of careers.

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Minor in Social Work

​A minor in Social Work from Grove City College provides students with a significant background in the field through courses in social welfare policy and theory, human diversity, child welfare, gerontology and human development in addition to a practicum.

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Minor in Family Studies

Students complete 19 credit hours of course requirements to minor in family studies.

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Related Resources

Recommended resources by the Department of Sociology faculty at Grove City College include:

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Minor in Sociology

Students complete 18 credit hours of course requirements to minor in sociology.

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