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 in-depth 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 interim department chair, Jessica Miller, at or our administrative specialist, Laurie Cartier, at

Links to important information:

Academic requirements and information

Careers in Sociology Brochure

Sociology Fact Sheet

Something About Us – brief faculty bios

American Sociological Association’s Website

Famous Sociology Majors