Department of Sociology
 Department of Sociology

Mission Statement

The goal of the Department of Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin is to achieve academic excellence in research, teaching, and public service at the highest level in the discipline. The Department is currently ranked among the top 15 Sociology programs in the country and aims to achieve even greater recognition through its research productivity, teaching accomplishments, student placements, awards, and service. The Department also strives to do so in a context that is based on the highest ethical standards of the discipline and in a context that actively promotes and supports diversity among its faculty and student populations.


  • Department of Sociology

    The University of Texas at Austin
    305 E 23rd St, A1700
    CLA 3.306
    Austin, TX 78712-1086
    512-232-6300