Online SOCY Advising
The SOCY Undergraduate Advising Office offers an all online services format.
New Sociology Degree Requirements
All undergraduates adding the Sociology major after February 10, 2020 will be required to complete the New SOCY major program.
Virtual Commencement Information
Class of 2020, congratulations on your upcoming graduation! Join us in celebrating your accomplishments by participating in the University of Maryland’s virtual commencement ceremony:
5 Year BA/MA SOCY Program
The Department of Sociology invites you to explore our new minor in Demography, the interdisciplinary study of human populations.
Course Offerings & Policies
Undergraduate majors in sociology take courses in the substantive areas of sociology, sociological statistics, sociological research methods, and sociological theory.
Students must complete 120 academic hours, with a minimum of "C" (2.0) average to graduate with a Bachelor's Degree. For a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology students must satisfy three sets of requirements:
Careers in Sociology
Sociology provides a rich fund of knowledge directly concerning each of these fields.
Looking for more information? Links to many helpful resources are right here.
Sociology Degree Requirements (OLD)
Sociology is the scientific study of society and its institutions, organizations, and groups.