New England College is a creative and supportive learning community that challenges individuals to transform themselves and their world.
New England College (NEC) is recognized as one of America's "Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report. New England College has military benefits that may be available to students who are associated with the U.S. military. New England College emphasizes experiential learning as an essential component in the development of an enduring academic community. Building upon a strong liberal arts foundation, we challenge our students to reach their full potential through informed discourse and the pursuit of excellence in a framework of academic freedom.
Sociology is perhaps the broadest of the social sciences, and has as its subject matter virtually all facets of
human social experience. At New England College, the sociology major focuses on the themes of social
change and social justice. It is designed to equip students with a broad knowledge of social issues and with
the analytical and practical skills needed to pursue graduate study and careers in fields such as social work,
community development, criminal justice, and peace and justice activism. The minors in Sociology and
Social Work also offer students excellent preparation for careers in the human services and social