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Welcome to the Sociology Program at UC Merced

 Feature Story on Sociology at UC Merced

Sociology at UCM emphasizes the areas of social stratification/inequality, immigration, race/ethnicity, gender studies, education, political sociology, and globalization. The Sociology Program has eleven faculty members and registers some of the highest course enrollments on campus.  Our graduate program has two cohorts of PhD students. At the undergraduate level we offer a major and a minor in sociology. Our nationally recognized faculty are affiliated with several graduate training initiatives on campus and frequently involve graduate and undergraduate students in ongoing research projects.

For more information about sociology at UC Merced, explore our webpage, talk to an advisor, or contact the Sociology Program Chair, Nella Van Dyke at: nvandyke@ucmerced.edu