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Sociology College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies

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About Sociology

Academic Programs

The study of Sociology gives students the ability to observe human behavior, analyze data, and collaborate with others to achieve desired social change. Students study thematic areas: crime and deviance, diversity and inequality, socialization and interaction, globalization and social change. The Sociology major is designed to illustrate the sociological perspective, helping students to develop skills in critical thinking and in using the tools of sociology.

The mission of the Sociology Department is to provide our students with the theoretical and substantive knowledge to participate as skilled professionals within the institutions and organizations that shape our region.


Major Advising

Join us for our monthly Virtual Major Advising Workshop!

You will need to have the following:

Please note:

  • Students that attend this workshop will get priority advising time following the workshop.
  • Students must attend and participate in the entire workshop to receive a one-on-one appointment.
  • Students arriving more than 10 minutes late will not be admitted.

January Workshop Date:

  • TBD

EAB Advising Appointments

Campus Services

Find Us

Sociology Department
Amador Hall, Room 450
Monday - Friday, 8 A.M. – 5 P.M.

Contact Us

Phone: (916) 278-6522

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