College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Sociology at Western Washington University

THE SOCIOLOGY DEPARTMENT MOVES TO A REMOTE FORMAT OF SERVICE

In line with our University response to the Coronavirus the Sociology Department Office is currently closed for in person contact.  We are available to assist you remotely!  For remote assistance, please contact Department Manager Debbie.Arthur@wwu.edu via email or phone (360 650-3611). 

For sociology advising please see information at: Advising or contact Andrea.Osborn@wwu.edu via email or phone (360 650-4882).

Staff will be working reduced hours this summer.  Please be aware that email and phone inquiry response time may be delayed by 1-2 weeks.  For time sensitive issues, please contact Professor Lynn, the Department Chair.  (Lynnk3@wwu.edu).

Please see more information on WWU’s coronavirus response at: www.wwu.edu/coronavirus

BLACK LIVES MATTER: A STATEMENT BY THE SOCIOLOGY DEPARTMENT'S DIVERSITY EQUITY AND INCLUSION COMMITTEE Please click this link to view the statement.

Sociology is an area of study that is unfamiliar to many incoming students because it is seldom taught in high school. It is a vibrant discipline that allows students to develop both personally and professionally. As a sociology major you will have the opportunity to learn how humans behave and interact in groups—whether small groups like families or large groups like religious organizations. You will also learn how one’s position in the larger society (youth or elderly, man or woman, poor or rich) shapes life chances and experiences from the cradle to the grave. About our department.

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