The Department of Sociology offers both Bachelor's and Master's degree programs that provide students the skills necessary to succeed in research, social services, business, education and healthcare careers and prepare our students for a diverse and changing society.

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Sociology: A Foundation for your Future

Our students develop insights about the effects of social structures on individual lives, communities and the broader society, learning to use evidence-based practices to address complex social issues.  We emphasize a social justice perspective through research and teaching with a focus on economic inequality, gender, race/ethnicity and aging, as well as social institutions such as the family, education and work.

“The difficulty, in sociology, is to manage to think in a completely astonished and disconcerted way about things you thought you had always understood.”- Pierre Bourdieu




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Department of Sociology
Wichita State University
Lindquist Hall, 4th Floor
1845 Fairmount Street
Wichita, KS 67208


(316) 978-3280
Business Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CST)
Monday - Friday 

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