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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 20, 2017
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Dec 20, 2017
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2018

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.


Program Chair

  • Graduate Program Chair
  • Sociology
  • 07/01/2017 to 06/30/2019

Academic Advisors

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

Student Affairs Officer in Graduate Studies