Sociology Department

Areas of Specialization for Graduate Students

The Sociology Department at UAlbany has many areas of specialization. These areas include a wide variety of interests within sociology. Click on one of the links below for detailed information on some of our more popular areas of specialization:

Other areas for comprehensive examinations:

Areas must be chosen from the list of sociological area specialties listed in the American Sociological Association’s Guide to Graduate Departments. For a full listing of the Departments areas of specialization, see the Graduate Program & Handbook.