The Sociology Department offers an undergraduate major and minor as well as a graduate certificate that provide students with a strong general knowledge of the field and solid competence in statistics and research methods. With a general focus on social inequality, our faculty have published in diverse areas such as Work and Occupations; Gender, Sexuality, and the Body; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Semiotics; Education; Social Demography; and Research Methods. In our spare time, we actively maintain the Montclair SocioBlog.

Our program is affiliated with several interdisciplinary programs at Montclair State including International StudiesLeadership Development Through Civic EngagementGender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies, African American Studies, Earth-Environment Studies and Family Science and Human Development.