Department of Sociology


Sociologists examine how membership in different groups, and interactions with social structures and social institutions, affects a person's daily life. The UB Department of Sociology trains students to analyze a wide variety of social issues, such as family, gender, race and class, while mastering the technical tools, critical thinking abilities and global perspective necessary to succeed in our rapidly-evolving society.

Degree Options

PhD • MA • BA/MA • BA • Minor 


Department of Sociology
430 Park Hall
University at Buffalo, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4140
(716) 645-2417