School of Humanities

Sociology Minor

An 18-credit Sociology minor is available to students in any major, and it is a valuable addition to one’s personal ability to communicate in and outside of the workplace.

This minor is designed to allow undergraduate students to explore the wide range of topics, social groups, and social interactions studied by sociologists. From social inequities and social problems to the familiar institutions of family, school, religion, and government, the diversity of courses available allows sociology minors to explore courses relevant to their interests.

Alumni Bond Proves Valuable at Spring Career and Internship Fair

More than 850 students attended this year's Spring Career and Internship Fair at Penn State Behrend.Mackenzie Yoho had one goal going into this year’s spring Career and Internship Fair at Penn State Behrend.

“I’m really looking for a summer internship, something in the supply chain field,” the junior project and supply chain management major said. “I haven’t had an internship yet, so the pressure is on.”

April 7: Wendell Mayo, Creative Writers Reading Series

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Wendell Mayo will read Thursday, April 7, at Penn State BehrendWendell Mayo is not a native of Eastern Europe. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas. But his repeated travels to Eastern Europe have provided him with a unique perspective of the region, a theme that emerges in his writing.

April 7: Conflict Kitchen Presentation

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Conflict Kitchen co-founder Dawn Weleski will visit Penn State Behrend on Thursday, April 7.An old cliché says that the way to a person’s heart is through the stomach. Conflict Kitchen does not take that saying lightly.

The Pittsburgh take-out restaurant and public art project only serves the cuisines of nations with which the United States is in conflict. The restaurant was designed to use food as a vessel for starting a constructive dialogue.

March 31: The Richter Uzur Duo to perform in Music at Noon

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The Richter Uzur Duo will perform Thursday, March 31, in Music at Noon: The Logan Series.Whimsical is rarely a word used to describe chamber music performances, but for Viktor Uzur and Brad Richter, it’s an appropriate one.

May 15: 'It Takes a Village' YPC Erie Spring Concert

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Young Peoples Chorus

The Young People's Chorus of Erie will hold its spring concert on Sunday, May 15, at Luther Memorial Church, 225 W. 10th St., in Erie.The West African proverb “It takes a village to raise a child” quite literally means that it takes everyone—parents, teachers, doctors, artists—to raise a child.

March 30-April 1: Digital Media Festival

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The Digital Media Festival will be held March 30-April 1 at Behrend.Consider the following: Less than 10 years ago, there were no iPhones, Androids or tablets. Hashtag was not yet a word. Tweets were sounds reserved for birds.

Technology has forever changed the way we learn, work and interact. That theme will be emphasized during Penn State Behrend’s first-ever Digital Media Festival later this month.