Undergraduate Advising

Students who are interested in exploring a major in Sociology are encouraged to first talk with CLAS Advising Specialist Mikhayla Sheeley who will advise students on general education requirements as well as general information about the major and minor. For appointments, please call 785-864-3500.

After meeting with the CLAS Advising Specialist, you may need to see a sociology faculty member to sign off on paperwork, confirm study abroad courses, or to discuss sociology course content. Please call 785-864-4111 to set up an appointment with a faculty member on the Undergraduate Committee.

Undergraduate Director

Tracey LaPierre, 724 Fraser Hall, 785-864-9424, tlapie@ku.edu

Undergraduate Committee 2021-2022

Brian Donovan, Tracey LaPierre, Jarron M. Saint Onge, Fithawee Tzeggai, Lisa-Marie Wright

Information for Pre-Undergraduates!

Meet with the Sociology Undergraduate Director!

Set up an appointment with our Undergraduate Director Dr. Tracey LaPierre.
Advising Hours: by appointment  Email: tlapie@ku.edu

Helpful Links & Orientations

General pre-undergrad links:

For HS Counselors

For Parents

4 year plans” for all the different CLAS majors 

Graduate Advising

Newly admitted students will be advised during their first semester of enrollment by an initial faculty advisor but must choose a principal faculty advisor by the end of their first semester in the program and inform the Director of Graduate Studies of their selection by completing the Advisor/Committee Agreement Form. Each year, students must develop a plan of study for their degree in consultation with their advisor. A statement of this plan, and any subsequent significant revisions, must be submitted to the Graduate Studies Committee for review every January by completing and updating the Graduate Student Plan of Study.

Graduate Director

ChangHwan Kim, 748 Fraser Hall, 785-864-9426, chkim@ku.edu

Applying to the Graduate Program?

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Sociology Department's Graduate Program Coordinator, Corinne Butler, with any questions on the application materials, process, or status of your application. She can also answer questions on general program information and requirements.

Applicants with questions about progressing through the graduate program, areas of concentration, and faculty mentors, feel free to contact the Graduate Director ChangHwan Kim.

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