For Sophomores

For sophomores interested in majoring in Sociology: 

Sophomores who have decided to major in sociology need to discuss their fall courses with Timothy Nelson (Director of Undergraduate Studies) or Donna DeFrancisco (Acting Undergraduate Administrator). You can contact Timothy Nelson by emailing tjnelson@princeton.edu and Donna DeFrancisco by emailing defran@princeton.edu.

Sophomores who are undecided about their major but are considering sociology should contact Timothy Nelson (Director of Undergraduate Studies) or Donna DeFrancisco (Acting Undergraduate Administrator). You can contact Timothy Nelson by emailing tjnelson@princeton.edu and Donna DeFrancisco by emailing defran@princeton.edu.

In the fall, juniors majoring in sociology are required to take SOC 300, Claims and Evidence in Sociology, with K. Edin and F. Garip, and SOC 301, Statistical Methods in Sociology, with T. Hamilton (course times and days yet to be determined).

The following courses can count in place of sociology’s statistics course, SOC 301, Statistical Methods in Sociology:

  • ORF 245/EGR 245, Fundamentals of Statistics
  • POL 345/SOC 305/WWS 211, Introduction to Quantitative Social Science
  • PSY 251, Quantitative Methods
  • SPIA 200, Statistics for Social Science