The Ph.D. program is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment that values diverse backgrounds, and prepares doctoral degree candidates for successful careers as scholars and professionals in sociology and various related fields.

Ph.D. Degree Requirements

The Department of Sociology conducts a course of study leading to the Ph.D. degree.

Graduate Courses

This page provides descriptions for courses in the Department of Sociology's graduate program.

Designated Emphases

Graduate students may earn distinction by participating in a Designated Emphasis curriculum.

Graduate Bylaws

The Graduate Group Bylaws define the organization and administrative and operational responsibilities of the Department of Sociology's graduate program.

Graduate Handbook

The Graduate Program Handbook outlines curricular components and student performance expectations.