Department of Sociology
400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926
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Sociology Department Chairperson: Pamela McMullin-Messier
Samuelson 202-D; Phone # 509-963-2195
Sociology Main Office
Samuelson, Room 201, Phone 509-963-1305
Best Accredited Colleges has released their 2022 rankings, and Central Washington University has been ranked #2 on our list Best Online Bachelor's in Sociology Programs!
Summer 2022 College of the Sciences Dean's List - Sociology and Social Services Majors
Fall 2022 Course Offerings-Registraion begins May 9
If you have questions about the fall 2022 course schedule contact Kelly.Zakel-Larson@cwu.edu
Fall 2022 Course Offerings - Click for Schedule
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Looking for a minor? The Sociology Department offers an Ethnic Studies Minor (25 credits) Minor flier here The central mission of the Ethnic Studies minor is to increase the understanding of the history and dynamics of race/ethnicity to prepare students for working in and interacting with an increasingly diverse and globalized world.
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Classes Anticipated Classes for 2021-2022 School Year
For A Fall 2022 Leave of Absence: To Defer Taking Classes Until Fall 2022 - Form Due to Office of the Registrar By September 7, 2022
Students who do not enroll for consecutive academic quarters (exclusive of summer) must reapply for admission. However, if students meet the criteria below, they may be granted a leave of absence, which means that they do not have to reapply for the following quarter and that they may preregister for classes as continuing students:
The sociology department offers the following courses each quarter for Sociology and Social Services Majors (some quarters these courses may be online or on the Ellensburg campus):
All internships for credit are now being processed through an electronic application for all colleges. Paper learning agreements are no longer accepted. Please see this web page for further information and instructions. This page includes special instructions for on site internships during COVID-19. In-person internship modalities have been approved for the 20-2022 academic year.
If you have questions, please email Career Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 509.963.1921
To complete the Cooperative Education Internship document go to your student MyCWU; go to the application section and click on Wildcat Career Network
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Solve Research Challenges Using Interdisciplinary Techniques click for pdf version of flierThe Department Of Sociology At Central Washington University Is Committed To A Diverse, Equitable, And Inclusive Campus, Community, And Society
The Department of Sociology at Central Washington University is committed to a diverse, equitable, a