- Doctor of Philosophy
- Master of Arts
The graduate program emphasizes rigorous preparation in sociological theory and research methodologies as the basis of sound scholarship. Students are encouraged to begin active research early in their graduate careers. The department promotes collaborative work between faculty and students, and prepares students for academic careers in sociology and other areas. The department offers graduate study in culture, knowledge, and science; qualitative and quantitative methodologies; gender and families; economic and political sociology; comparative and historical research; race, ethnicity, and immigration; law, deviance and social control; social psychology, identities and networks; community and urban sociology; and organization and stratification.