The sociology curriculum is designed around four areas of sociological inquiry: social institutions and social change; culture and identity; social theory; and research methods. After completing a foundation course, students may take courses in any of these areas. For those who decide to major in sociology, a distribution of courses is required along with several core courses.

The  Major

The sociology major includes a minimum of five units that meet specific requirements. Find out more about the major in the academic course catalog.

Senior Capstone

More details about the sociology Senior Capstone.

Honors Program

The sociology department has an optional honors program. Details of the program are outlined in the course catalog. More information about the honors evaluation process is also available from the department.