Department of


The Department of Sociology in the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences gives its students a comprehensive education in the study of society and human interaction.

In the Classroom

Our Programs

The Department of Sociology offers majors and minors in sociology and criminology.

At Hofstra

The Student Experience

The department offers you the resources and opportunities you need to extend and enhance your education.

About the Department

Through coursework and hands-on participation in scholarly research, our students develop the critical reasoning and theoretical, analytical, and communication skills needed to understand and address social problems and inequalities in global, institutional, and interpersonal social relations.

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Your Future

Career Potential

A degree in Sociology from Hofstra University provides students the opportunity to pursue a wide variety of jobs in such sectors as business and marketing, the health professions, the criminal justice and legal systems, social services and the private, nonprofit sector, and politics and government.

Contact the Department

Our Office

Room 205 Davison Hall
Office Hours:
9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cathy Jenkins
Room 205 Davison Hall

Department Chair

Christopher Niedt
Davison 202E