Undergraduate Advising

      Students who are interested in exploring a major in Sociology are encouraged to first talk with CLAS Advising Specialist Kat McCreery who will advise students on general education requirements as well as general information about the major and minor. For appointments, please call 785-864-3500. Click here for more information from CLAS Academic Advising.

      After meeting with the CLAS Advising Specialist, Kat McCreery, you may need to see a sociology faculty member to sign off on paperwork, confirm study abroad courses, or to discuss sociology course content. Please call 785-864-4111 to set up an appointment with a faculty member on the Undergraduate Committee.

     Undergraduate Director

Tracey LaPierre, 711 Fraser Hall, 785-864-9424, tlapie@ku.edu

Undergraduate Committee 2017-2018

Brian Donovan, Emily Rauscher, Jarron M. Saint Onge


Graduate Advising

Newly admitted students will be advised during their first semester of enrollment by an initial faculty advisor but must choose a principal faculty advisor by the end of their first semester in the program and inform the Director of Graduate Studies of the their selection by completing the Advisor/Committee Agreement Form. Each year, students must develop a plan of study for their degree in consultation with their advisor. A statement of this plan, and any subsequent significant revisions, must be submitted to the Graduate Studies Committee for review every January by completing and updating the Graduate Student Plan of Study.

Early each semester, the Graduate Academic Advisor will prepare an Advising Packet for each student, containing details about remaining course requirements and upcoming deadlines. Both the student and his/her advisor will receive a copy of the packet. The student and advisor should review this information together prior to enrollment in courses for the upcoming semester.

Graduate Director

ChangHwan Kim, 707 Fraser Hall, 785-864-9426, chkim@ku.edu


Applying to the Graduate Program?

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Sociology Department's Graduate Academic Advisor, Corinne Butler, with any questions on the application materials, process, or status of your application. She can also answer questions on general program information and requirements.

Applicants with questions about progressing through the graduate program, areas of concentrations, and faculty mentors, feel free to contact the Graduate Director ChangHwan Kim.

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