​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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  • ​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

  • Becoming a Sociology Major at Grove City College has been one of the most rewarding decisions I have made. I chose to study sociology because I knew that whatever job I pursued would have to include a great deal of interpersonal interactions.

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  • ​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 was introduced to Grove City College by my sister who came here three years before me.  What really drew me to attend here was the balanced combination of rigorous academics and authentic Christian values the college p...Read More

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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 Family Studies

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

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Internships in Sociology

Many sociology students intern during their sophomore and junior years and during the summer.

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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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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.

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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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