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Students gain advanced knowledge of collective behavior and social movements; comparative/ historical culture; gender; development; economic sociology; law, deviance and social control; political sociology; social psychology; race and ethnicity, and immigration; and community and urban sociology. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in sociology.


Program Address

Department of Sociology
1282 Social Sciences and Humanities
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-4147
(530) 752-0783

Program Type

Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Lead Dean: 
College of Letters and Science
Major Code: 

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Dec 15, 2018
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Dec 15, 2018
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2019

Degrees Offered

M.A. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B

Admission Requirements

While an M.A. degree may be obtained while pursuing a Ph.D. degree, only Ph.D. applications will be accepted.


Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Department Chair
  • Sociology
  • 07/01/2017
  • Graduate Program Chair
  • Sociology
  • 07/01/2017

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: Admissions and General
  • Sociology
  • 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: General
  • Sociology
  • 09/01/2018 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: General
  • Sociology
  • 09/01/2016 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: Primary Contact
  • Sociology
  • 09/01/2017 to 08/31/2019

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies