Welcome to the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona

The School of Sociology at the University of Arizona houses a highly ranked Ph.D. program in Sociology, a BA in Sociology, a new B.S. in Care, Health, and Society, and contributes courses to the Sports and Society track in the Bachelor of General Studies. We maintain our commitment to being a first-rate research program in sociology.

The School of Sociology at Arizona has a history of excellence in research and teaching, and has long been a wellspring of innovation in theory and methods. Sociology explores and analyzes issues vital to our own lives, our communities, our nation, and the world. The undergraduate major provides a foundation for careers in many professional fields, and for graduate training as a sociologist in academia, government, business, or community agencies.

Our graduate training prepares students for careers in research and teaching. The school is widely recognized as one of the top programs in the United States. Our faculty includes senior members who are nationally and internationally acknowledged authorities in their fields, and some of the best young scholars in the country.

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School News

Friday, April 24, 201512-1:15 pmSocial Sciences, Room 415   "Children of Katrina: Vulnerability, Resilience, and Post-Disaster Recovery"         Lori Peek Associate Professor of Sociology  Colorado State University     When children experience upheaval and trauma, adults often view them as... read more
Friday, April 17, 201512-1:15 pmSocial Sciences, Room 415   "Is The United States still The Land of Opportunity?"         David Grusky Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center on Poverty & Inequality, the California Welfare  Laboratory, and Recession Trends Stanford University    ... read more