The Division of Social Sciences offers Bachelor's degree programs in Sociology which are designed to fulfill the following objectives: (1) provide an understanding of the interdependence between humans and their social environment; (2) provide insight into the interdependent relationships between social elements; (3) develop an appreciation for the procedure and methodology of Sociology as a scientific study of human interaction; and (4) provide necessary knowledge and skills to work as an applied sociologist or to pursue graduate studies in Sociology. The Sociology major has the option of graduating with a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree. As a requirement for graduation, all Sociology majors must sit for a nationally normed exit examination during their Senior year.

CMU's chapter of Student Sociological Association is for students studying sociology (advisor: Dr. Brent Myer).

CMU has a chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, an international social science honor society (advisor: Dr. Kristin Cherry).