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). Due to COVID-19, they will be working from home. 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). Due to COVID-19, they will be working from home. 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 J. Raymo, MW 9:00-9:50am and SOC 301, Statistical Methods in Sociology, with T. Hamilton, MW 10:00-10:50am.

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