Welcome to The Department of Sociology
Welcome to The Department of Sociology
Sociology is the scientific study of society, focused on the social lives of people, groups and societies at all levels of human interaction.
Careers in Sociology
Careers in Sociology
Many of our M.S. graduates continue on to our Ph.D. program, while others choose applied careers in the public or private sector.
Investigating the Social
Investigating the Social
Whatever the topic of analysis, sociology contributes a distinctive framework for ultimately better understanding human societies.
The Sociological Impact
The Sociological Impact
Sociologists' research contributes to our understanding of social beings from the smallest encounters to the largest units of society and culture.
The Importance of Culture and the Anthropological Lens
The Importance of Culture and the Anthropological Lens
Steeped in rich Native American culture, Oklahoma provides a unique environment for students interested in studying sociology and anthropology.
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Welcome to The Department of Sociology!

The Department of Sociology is nationally recognized for its excellence in research and commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. This distinction derives from the Department's strong grounding in theoretical inquiry, the promotion of critical thinking, and the acceptance of diverse intellectual perspectives.

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Upcoming Events

28 Nov
University Closed - Thanksgiving Break
11/28/2019 - 11/29/2019
6 Dec
Winter Party



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    29 Oct 2019

    Taylor Lopez, Adrianna Rowden, and Haley Smith all three agree that the most satisfying part of the whole competition was being able to apply their knowledge they’ve gained from Sociology courses...

  • Graduate Student Receives Highly Competitive Recognition Graduate Student Receives Highly Competitive Recognition
    03 Sep 2019

    The Department of Sociology would like to recognize one of our Graduate Students! Srijana Karkihas been awarded a "Distinguished Graduate Fellowship" for 2019-2020 academic year. This award is...

  • The New Sociology Webpage The New Sociology Webpage
    19 Aug 2019

    From The Department of Sociology at Oklahoma State University, we'd like to welcome you to our new webpage layout!We look forward to be able to use this layout to the fullest, and making our...