The sociology program here at Penn State Harrisburg is versatile. The teachers in the program have courses that get you to think about how useful sociology is to the real world. It makes you think about situations and come up with solutions. It is not just a general education course. It is a program that allows you to use the concepts and terms across all disciplines. It is relevant to criminal justice, science, behavioral health, mathematics, education, and many other areas. This program is one of the best programs at Penn State Harrisburg.
The most influential aspect of the Sociology program at Penn State Harrisburg is the individual passion of each professor and their love for the discipline. The unique combination of each professor’s individual focus and expertise has instilled many practical life skills onto my educational experience. As a result of this dedication and guidance, I have been able to reach my highest potential. I am confident that I am leaving this program well rounded and prepared for the next chapter of my life.
I have found a very supportive environment in the Sociology program at Penn State Harrisburg. The faculty and staff are genuinely concerned about student well-being and committed to giving them a quality education. Faculty members are willing to spend a great deal of time outside the classroom mentoring me to enhance my understanding on sociological issues. I feel that the mentoring relationships I made with faculty have prepared me to excel in my future endeavors. I attribute my academic success and enthusiasm as a sociologist to the outstanding faculty of Penn State Harrisburg.