Union University

Department of Sociology and Family Studies

Department of Sociology and Family Studies

The mission of the Department is to provide students with a broad background in the study of society and human relationships from a Christian perspective, to enable them to enter graduate programs or entry level positions in their respective discipline.

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Programs of Study

Please see the Academic Catalogue description for more detail. Some minors do not appear here.

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11/5/13 - Mary Mattison Evans, freshman family studies major, puts together boxes for Operation Christmas Child during the 11th annual Campus and Community: A Day of Remembrance and Service.  - Matt McDaniel
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Mary Mattison Evans, freshman family studies major, puts together boxes for Operation Christmas Child during the 11th annual Campus and Community: A Day of Remembrance and Service. - Matt McDaniel

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11/5/13 - Allie Malone, sophomore nursing major, and Rachel West, junior family studies major, participate in Campus and Community: A Day of Remembrance and Service by putting together shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. - Matt McDaniel
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Allie Malone, sophomore nursing major, and Rachel West, junior family studies major, participate in Campus and Community: A Day of Remembrance and Service by putting together shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. - Matt McDaniel

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5/3/13 - Nina Heckler, assistant professor of sociology and department chair, presents Amanda Routledge with the academic excellence medal in family studies.  - Jacob Moore
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Nina Heckler, assistant professor of sociology and department chair, presents Amanda Routledge with the academic excellence medal in family studies. - Jacob Moore

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5/3/13 - Nina Heckler, assistant professor of sociology and department chair, presents Molly Priddy with the academic excellence medal in sociology.  - Jacob Moore
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Nina Heckler, assistant professor of sociology and department chair, presents Molly Priddy with the academic excellence medal in sociology. - Jacob Moore

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Contact Information
Course Schedules
Undergraduate Catalogues (.pdf)
Undergraduate Areas of Study
  • Family Studies, Sociology & Family Studies
  • Human Studies***, Sociology & Family Studies
  • Sociology
  • Sociology & Family Studies-Family Studies
  • Sociology & Family Studies-Sociology

  • * Teacher Licensure Available
  • ** Secondary School Licensure is built around the student's majoring in the teaching field, such as Mathematics, PE, English, etc.
  • *** Indicates area of study available as a minor concentration; all others are available as a major concentration