Teacher and students during sociology class

Department of Sociology

UMass Lowell's Department of Sociology prepares students for careers in a variety of fields by providing a rigorous understanding of the social forces and institutions that affect human behavior.

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Renoel Amogawin Criminal Justice

Renoel Amogawin says community service, sociology classes and work on faculty research are preparing him for a career in immigration enforcement.

All this experiential learning at UMass Lowell is helping me prepare for my career.

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