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Prospective Students

Welcome to the UMaine Sociology website page for prospective students!

We are pleased that you are considering a major in Sociology and wanted to consolidate information in one place for easy access. You can also find out even more by looking around the rest of our website for information like articles our faculty and alumni have published, additional career information, current courses offered, more indepth biographies about our faculty and much more. We hope you take the time to look us over. If you have any questions, you can email our department chair, Amy Blackstone, at or our administrative specialist, Laurie Cartier, at

Links to important information:

American Sociological Association’s Website

Careers Brochure

Sociology Fact Sheet

Sociology Flyer from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Sociology Requirements Checklist

Something About Us – brief bios of the faculty