2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2023-2024 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.

General Education Requirements

(39 credits)


(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)


(0-6 credits)

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

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 

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