College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Sociology

Degree Requirements

 

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

Students majoring in Sociology are required to take 31 hours of Sociology course work, and must maintain a C average in their Sociology courses. The 31 hours include five required core courses, five additional Sociology course electives, and 24 hours of coursework in related areas:

  • Soc. 101 Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)
  • Soc. 310 Development of Social Theory (3 credits)
  • Soc. 317 (M) Research Methods in Sociology (3 credits)
  • Soc. 321 Quantitative Techniques in Sociology I (4 credits)
  • Capstone Experience (choose one of the following):
      1. Soc 495 (M) Capstone: Internship (3 credits)
        Soc 496 (M) Capstone: Service (3 credits)

        Soc 497 (M) Capstone: Research Practicum (3 credits)

  • 15 hours of Sociology electives
  • 24 hours of courses in related fields of study

 

Minoring in Sociology

Students minoring in Sociology are required to take 18 hours of Sociology course work and must maintain a C average. The 18 hours includes two required courses and four additional Sociology electives.

  • Soc. 101 : Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)
  • Soc. 320 : Introduction to Social Research (3 credit hours)
  • 12 hours of Sociology electives (9 hours in 300-400 level courses)

 

 

 

 

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