Department of Society, Culture and Languages
The department of Society, Culture and Languages offers programs in Sociology and Modern Languages and Culture, and an Anthropology minor.
Social forces influence and shape our decisions every day. A Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Columbus State University will help students unravel the mystery behind human behavior, create a more equitable world, and find a career doing what you love. Students can choose from three tracks to create a degree plan that fits their interests and maximizes their opportunities for employment or graduate school.
Whether you find yourself in health services, social services, management or teaching, a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Columbus State equips you with the skills and abilities to shape your world. The program emphasizes the ability to think rationally and critically about various sociological issues, excelling in interpersonal communication skills, demonstrating a deep understanding of multiculturalism and diversity, and having well-developed skills in research and data analysis. Students will have an opportunity to apply the acquired knowledge through experiential or service learning in Columbus and surrounding areas. . Expand your thinking and explore your options. By connecting to different groups, you will raise your awareness of how economic levels, education, ethnicity, or sexual orientation affect perceptions. You will connect with people from all walks of life and have the opportunity to participate in Study Abroad.
The Bachelor of Science in Sociology has three unique tracks from which a student can choose:
- The Bachelor of Science in Sociology-General Track provides students with a plan of study with the greatest diversity in elective choices and a level sufficient to pursue graduate studies. The General Track may be completed on-campus or fully online. For online degree information visit (https://academics.columbusstate.edu/degrees-and-programs/bs-sociology.php)
- The Bachelor of Science in Sociology -Social Services Track provides students with coursework that is designed to help them prepare for future employment in the social services arena, and
- The Bachelor of Science in Sociology-Crime and Deviance Track prepares students for careers in public safety, criminal justice, and community-based organizations.
Sociology graduates enter the job market with a considerable advantage because the degree hones an array of practical skills for industries that demand creative thinkers and innovators just like you
Modern Languages and Culture Program
The Modern Languages and Culture program at Columbus State University is strongly committed to excellence in language, literature, and cultural studies. Our curriculum is designed to prepare undergraduates for critical thinking, employment flexibility, graduate studies, and global citizenship. Our student-centered programs support students in achieving academic and professional goals. Our faculty's expertise encompasses a broad range of fields spanning literature of Latin American and Spain, Hispanic women's writing, Spanish and Latin American culture, Hispanic linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, and the use of technology in the Humanities. Classes at the Elementary and Intermediate levels in Arabic, French, German, Japanese, and Latin are also offered.
The Bachelor of Arts in Modern Language and Culture offers three tracks from which a student can choose:
- Modern Language and Culture(BA)-Spanish Literature and Culture Track
- Modern Language and Culture(BA)- Spanish with Teacher Certification Track
- Modern Language and Culture(BA)- French Track
The Anthropology Minor consists of 18 credit hours of Anthropology, Archaeology, Human Origins, Human Ecology, Language and Culture courses.
The Society, Culture and Languages Department offers the following degrees: