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Note from Director of Graduate Programs

Dr. Patti Giuffre

Our faculty members conduct innovative applied and basic research.  Recent faculty publications have examined work-family conflict, occupational segregation, immigration debates, poverty, music, women’s health, childhood obesity, democratic policing, and militarism. Faculty have also received grants to investigate foster care practices, health care policies, and government and civilian pollution. The Sociology Department is broad in its scope with faculty working in all areas of sociology with graduate degrees offered in Sociology and Applied Sociology, Dementia and Aging, and Sustainability. The Sociology degrees include extensive emphasis upon statistics and quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Deadlines for Admission to the Sociology Graduate Programs are July 15 for FALL applications, and October 15 for SPRING applications. If you are applying for FALL, the deadline for Financial Aid and Scholarships is in March. It is in your best interest to apply as soon as possible after January 1 in order to be eligible for various forms of financial aid, and Graduate Scholarships (due 3/1 of each year).

 

Please contact Dr. Patti Giuffre, Director of Graduate Programs, with any questions about our excellent programs: pg07@txstate.edu, or 512.245.8983.

 

Other useful numbers and links:

Graduate Program Administrator: 512.245.9010

The Department of Sociology: 512.245.2113
Disability Services Office:  512.245.3451
Veteran's Affairs Office:  512.245.2641