Declare a Major

Ready to Become a Sociology Major?

We are excited to have you.  To complete the process, please see the steps outlined below. If, at any point, you have questions about how to declare a major or need to speak with an Academic Advisor, please contact the Sociology office and staff featured on this page.

After declaring a major online, you will need to meet with Kathryn Upson, Sociology Academic Advisor, for an initial advising appointment to review the program requirements and answer any questions you may have. After this meeting, you will be assigned a faculty advisor. If you want to request a particular faculty member as an advisor, you may do so.

You may meet with your faculty advisor or Kathryn Upson for any advising appointments.

To make an appointment with your faculty advisor – email them.

To make an appointment with Kathryn Upson, please go to and select “Sociology”.



To declare a Sociology (SOCI) Major:Visit The online system ask the student to login. It will then generate all necessary steps and forms.

To declare Sociology (SOCI) as a 2nd Major:For those students already in CLAS, the process of double majoring is simple. First, fill out a “Double Major form.”


Please see: Katherine Covey  in the Department of Sociology Office, Manchester Hall Room 114.
The office is open Monday – Friday, 8:00 a. m – 4:00 p.m.
You do not need to make an appointment, but you can call 860-486-4423 or email to make sure that she will be in.