Click through to access the PDF to read more about the exciting field of Sociology, and find links to more information and great resources. A major in sociology prepares you for the challenges of the 21st century. Critical thinking, research and data analysis, communication skills, and intercultural and global perspectives are in demand in the workplace as well as in the world at large. Sociology equips you with the sophisticated understanding of complex issues necessary in an increasingly diverse and interconnected global society. Sociology prepares you to understand how individuals’ biographies or their personal troubles are connected to and shaped by history and public issues.