Students studying sociology at Carthage have many opportunities to enrich their education.

Student Organizations

Carthage sociology students can get involved in a number of student organizations dedicated to putting what’s learned in the classroom into practice. Join Alpha Kappa Delta, Pals and Partners, Habitat for Humanity, and more!

See sociology student organizations


The Sociology Department assists students in finding internships that will provide hands-on experience and insight into a specific career path. Internships help students prepare for graduate school and work in the private sector.

Learn more about internships on the Aspire Program’s site


January Term, or J-Term, is a month-long period of study in January in which all academic departments offer innovative courses on campus, as well as study tours in other countries. Past J-Term courses offered by sociology faculty include The Pursuit of Happiness, in which students examined various theories of what brings happiness, and Tourism and Glaciers: Melting Profits in Patagonia.

Learn more about J-Term