2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Sociology, B.A.


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.

General Education Requirements


(39 credits)

Humanities


(5 courses)

  • Fine Arts elective
  • Literature or Foreign Language elective
  • Philosophy elective
  • Two Humanities electives

Social Science


(2 courses)

Natural Sciences and Quantitative Reasoning


(2 courses)

General Education Required for Major


(1 course)

Major Requirements


(39 credits)

Sociology Courses


(21-24 credits)

Electives


(0-6 credits)

Depending on the coursework chosen, students may need additional Sociology electives in order to meet the 39 credit minimum.

Sociological Tracks


(15-18 credits)

*Students choosing a concentration can use this in lieu of the 2 course requirement at the 100/200 levels and the 3 course requirement at the 300/400 levels.

Graduation Requirements


  • 128 credit hours minimum (last 30 hours in residency)
  • A minimum half the major credit hours in residency
  • A minimum half the minor credit hours in residency
  • ​60 credit hours must be completed at a 4-year institution