University of North Alabama
The Department of Sociology and Family Studies offers an undergraduate major in Sociology leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. Within the major, the department offers coursework leading to the provisional designation of Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE), concentrations in Gerontology and Criminology, and minor programs in Sociology and Family Studies. The department also offers an online degree in Sociology. At the graduate level, the department offers an online Master of Science in Family Studies.The department aims to prepare students for the many occupations in human services, health care, personnel management, government, and the justice system for which preparation in sociology, family studies, gerontology, and criminology are appropriate, or for advanced study in graduate and professional schools leading to teaching and research position.