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Cultivating curiosity, reflection, open dialogue and critical thinking

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UMKC Sociology students explore the ways society influences peoples' behaviors and shapes social realities.

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Studying sociology is excellent preparation for a variety of careers in a diverse set of fields. A degree in sociology also allows students to continue on to graduate school to become professors or researchers.

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Student Stories

Samadia Saquee, a Blue Springs, Missouri, native, chose UMKC because it’s close to home and allowed for an easy commute. “I like that UMKC is located in the city – there’s so much diversity, which opens lots of doors.”

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