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The Sociology department at Auburn Montgomery offers undergraduate programs of study with concentrations in Anthropology, General Sociology, or Marriage and Family. Additional offerings can be found in Pre-Social Work or in our new Certificate in Geographic Information Systems. 
Majoring in sociology is excellent preparation for a variety of career paths including non-profit work, state agencies, retail settings and the law. Many students choose a minor in sociology, anthropology or geography to enhance their educational experience in the social sciences.

Degrees in the Department of Sociology

The Sociology department has two degree plans and a certificate program that fall under the departments responsibility:

Sociology Degree

Sociology Minors

Geographic Information Systems Certificate

Faculty & Staff

Archeology Lab

The archaeology program at AUM and the Alabama Historical Commission continue the excavation of the archaeological remains of a mid-18th century French farmhouse at Fort Toulouse/Fort Jackson Historic Park near Wetumpka, Alabama. This building was located about 120 meters southwest of the second Fort Toulouse (A.D. 1749-1763). More

AUM Carnegie Explorer

The AUM Carnegie Explorer Web site provides researchers, scholars and the public access to scores of maps and publications produced by the Carnegie Institution for Science about Mesoamerica. This site makes portions of the information accessible and provides digital maps for use in modern geographic information systems. More

Fulbright-Hays Group Seminar in Belize
June 15 - July 14, 2014
Application Deadline: Nov. 15, 2013
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GIS Certification

In the GIS program at Auburn Montgomery, you will learn to master the technology that makes GIS work. You will also study geography – learning to understand how the interaction between people and their environments impacts culture, economics, ideology and much more.

Clubs & Societies

Alpha Kappa Delta

Alpha Kappa Delta is the International Sociology Honor Society. The Auburn Montgomery chartered Xi of Alabama Chapter of AKD. Students who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance, attained junior or senior standing, and completed at least four courses in sociology are eligible to apply. Contact the Department of Sociology or faculty Chapter Representative Dr. Kim Brackett 334-244-3943 for more information. 
Sociology Club

The AUM Sociology Club was organized to serve as a forum in which students can exchange ideas, interact with faculty members in an informal setting, participate in community service activities that allow students to engage in applied sociology, and obtain information concerning graduate educational opportunities and career choices in the field of sociology. For more information call 334-244-3378.

Geography Anthropology Student Association 

For more information contact the faculty advisor Dr. Terry Winemiller at 334-244-3945 or