Summer/Fall 2019 Courses Learn more about the Department's Summer/Fall 2019 course offerings.
Welcome to Sociology. Sociology is a fascinating and widely applicable field which teaches how to think about the way people create, maintain and are affected by social forces.

Critical thinking, problem-solving, written communication, oral communication and interpersonal skills are all cultivated by studying sociology.  We are a department that is excited about the opportunities that sociology has for students and welcome you to explore the world through a sociological perspective.

We are pleased to introduce you to our department. Please take the time to browse our website and learn about us!

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Spring 2019 Drop-In Hours

Monday-Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Study Abroad Program for Sociology Students

Sociology Department Applied Methods Talk (Feb. 15): Chuck Huber: "Multilevel/Longitudical Modeling Using STATA" Attendess who would like to access to the presentation slides, data, and .do files, click here


PSU's Sociology Graduate program is now ranked among the top 100 in the nation

Sociology Graduate Student Organization (SGSO)

Mission: To provide opportunities for graduate sociology students to create a support network that reflects their unique needs and provide them with a voice within the sociology department. The SGSO strives to develop a support network by fostering relationships with department faculty members, and providing mentorship to incoming sociology graduate cohorts and undergraduate students, while also providing a voice through organization and participation in sociology department activities and projects. Working to build professional skills and encouraging advanced participation in department activities for its members, the SGSO is dedicated to sustaining an open and inclusive environment for all sociology graduate students.