2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 22, 2024  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Sociology B.A.

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The Sociology curriculum provides students with an understanding of the guiding sociological principles that influence  human relationships in a complex society. The sociology program emphasizes applied, career-related experiences and an understanding of the pressing social issues and concerns of modern society. The curriculum is further molded by a desire to foster social awareness and a strong sense of civic and community responsibility.

A minor is required for the B.A. in Sociology.


General Education Requirements:


  • Fine Arts (1 course) FPAR, ADSA, MUS, ADAH
  • Literature/Language (1 course) ENGL, FREN, SPAN
  • Philosophy (1 course)
  • Electives (2 courses) ADAH, ADSA, ENGL, FPAR, FREN, HUM, MUS, PHIL, REL, SPAN

Natural Science/Quantitative Reasoning:

(2 courses)

  • Science Course: (BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, SCI, SUST)
  • Additional MATH (Higher than MATH 115) or Science Course

Social Science

(3 courses)

Major Requirements

Sociology Courses

(33-39 Credits total)

*Sociological Concentrations (18 credits)

Students choosing a concentration can use this in lieu of the 2 course requirement at the 100/200 levels and the 4 course requirement at the 300/400 levels.

Social Work for students in the MSW Bridge Program with Saint Louis University

Requires additional acceptance; see Ellie Wideman, Assistant Professor and adviser, for details.

** required course(s) in the concentration

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