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, February 6th, 201512-1:15pSocial Sciences, Room 415   “Religious Attendence and the Mobility Trajectories of Older Mexican Americans: An Application of the Growth Mixture Model”   Terrence HillAssociate ProfessorSchool of Sociology, University of Arizona Although several studies have... read more
Friday, January 30, 201512-1:15pSocial Sciences, Room 415   "Organizational Identity and Resistance to Environmental Pressure   Oliver SchilkeAssistant ProfessorSchool of Management and Organizations, University of Arizona A key problem faced by organizational decision makers is uncertainty... read more