The mission of the Sociology Department at the University of Colorado Denver is:

  • to offer a multifaceted learning experience to students that provides an understanding of how individuals and institutions interact to shape our social world
  • to conduct empirical and theoretical research in order to advance and expand knowledge in the field of sociology
  • to participate actively in programs of interdisciplinary research and education
  • to bring sociological theory and research to bear on social problems in the communities where our faculty, staff and students live and work