The UC Davis Department of Sociology:
  • explores how people interact and how societies function
  • enrolls more than 700 undergraduates and 70 doctoral students
  • offers two majors, plus choices in concentration


Careers in Sociology

An A.B. degree in sociology can lead to employment opportunities in fields as diverse as:
•   the law profession and criminal justice
•   health-related services
•   higher education advising and administration


The events of the last week demand unequivocal condemnation of the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, as well as all incidents of police misuse of violence against Black and brown Americans. Such violence has recurred with frightening regularity throughout US history and is on display again during the current protests.

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Following the campus guidelines for Coronavirus all UC Davis classes, lectures, seminars, labs and discussion sections will move to virtual instruction and remain virtual through the end of Fall quarter 2020, including final exams. Given this, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions. To contact staff members of the department via e-mail or phone, please go to our administrative staff contact page.

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