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Welcome to the web site of the Department of Sociology at Cornell University. The department, a unit of the College of Arts and Sciences, is a vibrant intellectual community of faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate majors who share an interest in understanding the social world. Another 15-20 faculty from around the university are members of the Graduate Field of Sociology, which is responsible for training graduate students.

On these pages you’ll find much more information about the department and its faculty, graduate program, and undergraduate program. We hope you enjoy your virtual visit, and take some time to learn about the cutting-edge research in which our faculty and students are engaged.


Undergraduate Students

Why Major in Sociology?
Information for Current Majors
Course List

Graduate Students

Admissions Procedures
Course List