​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 daily commute to Grove City College gives me the best of all worlds: tuition is affordable, I pay no room and board, and I can continue to work evenings. Plus it gives me a bit of private time before class. It’s making my dream of getting a quality education a reality for me.

    Grove City College has a great reputation, so I know that I’ll be able to find a good job in my major when I graduate....Read More

  • A friend recommended Grove City College to me and I'm glad she did. What I like best is that I'm able to pursue all my passions here.

    Faith remains at the center of everything, which encourages me to explore and learn more, including developing a deeper understanding of other denominations. T...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

  • ​Knight to F5 ... Bishop to C3 ... Queen to D8 … Checkmate. It may only take a handful of moves for Azzama Bochenkova ’15 and her relentless strategy to capture your king.

    Bochenkova, a member of the Grove City College Chess Club, is “the strongest player I know about that Grove City has ever had,” according to Dr. Dorian Yeager, chess club advisor and professor of computer science and mathematics. “It’s her analysis of the game. She analyzes positions really well.”

    She came t...Read More

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Sociology​

The Department of Sociology at Grove City College offers students the academic freedom to conduct meaningful, relevant research alongside experienced and accomplished faculty.

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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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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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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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Minor in Family Studies

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

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