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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, 2020
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Dec 15, 2020
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2021

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: General
  • Sociology
  • 09/01/2018 to 08/31/2020
  • Advisor: General
  • Sociology
  • 09/01/2016 to 08/31/2020
  • Advisor: Admissions Only
  • Sociology
  • 09/01/2019 to 08/31/2020

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies