Our majors have been supportive of international travel to both Botswana and the Philippines, and we have plans to take students to London to investigate the topic of social stratification.
As one of our Sociology majors, you will recognize the importance of real life experience, and regularly investigate and participate in local region internships. Other BHSU Sociology graduates who have taken an internship have a 100% job placement rate!
Human Services and Sociology Association
The Human Services Sociology Association (HSSA) is a student organization made up of student members who are majoring in or are interested in the Human Services or Sociology Field. “Our mission is to provide opportunities for personal and professional development through networking, training programs, exploration, education, and service projects.” Beyond the Degree is new program designed to provide career exploration in the Behavioral Sciences Field. Guest speakers provide insight about specific careers within the field of Criminal Justice, Child Protection, Human Services, and more.
HSSA offers a variety of certified trainings in the realm of future career requirements. Mental Health First Aid, CPR and First Aid, and Adverse Childhood Experiences are some of the few that have been offered. Each training equips participants with proper procedures when interacting with clients in distress.