Xavier University of Louisiana

Xavier University of Louisiana
Department of Sociology

Xavier University of Louisiana
1 Drexel Drive, P.O. Box 32B
New Orleans, LA 70125
504-520-7400 (ph) 504-520-7952 (fax)

Amy Bellone Hite, PhD
Associate Professor and Head

What is Sociology?

Sociology is the scientific study of

  • social behavior
  • social groups
  • social relationships
  • social systems
  • linkages between individuals and larger social contexts
Why major in Sociology?
  • Flexible curriculum
  • Learn beyond the classroom
  • Develop marketable skills
  • Conduct research
  • Understand your society
  • Prepare for leadership and service in a diverse world
Sociology at Xavier
  • Hands-on learning
  • Small classes
  • Individualized program
  • Highly supportive environment
  • Engaged faculty focused on your success
  • Training for a just and humane society
A Sociology Degree
  • Provides skills employers and grad schools desire
  • Leads to many different careers
  • Prepares you for grad school in social work, law, public health, counseling, and more