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Sociology studies social behavior, social institutions, and social structure. We offer a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in Sociology.

There are three options for
our B.A. students:

  • General Sociology

  • Inequalities and Diversity

  • Law and Society

For students majoring in other fields, we offer three minors:

  • General Sociology

  • Law and Society

  • Social Gerontology

The Department offers a wide range of interesting courses, centralized graduate and undergraduate advisement, student organizations, and an excellent teaching faculty and staff. Many of our professors have been recognized for their accomplishments. Among our distinguished faculty are Dr. Lawrence K. Hong, Dr. Terry Kandal, and Dr. Eui-Young Yu who have been honored as Outstanding Professors by the University.  Dr. K. William Wasson and Dr. Gunnar Valgeirsson have been honored as Lecturers of the Year by the California Faculty Association.  Other faculty are well-known for their work and publications in such areas as social exchange, deviance, criminology, popular culture, women’s studies, law, emotions, and the Korean and Latino community. The Department of Sociology at Cal State LA is a vibrant and exciting place to be.

We are in King Hall C3093.  On the front counter, the
department provides computer access for its majors. Please come in and feel free to use of it for checking on class schedules, programs, course requirements, and the like.

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