2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Sociology (BA/BS)

37 credits

Core requirements, 16 credits

SOC 100Principles of Sociology

3

SOC 200Sociological Thinking

1

SOC 380Sociological Research Methods

3

SOC 382Applied Social Statistics

3

SOC 402Sociological Theory

3

SOC 492Capstone Course in Sociology

3

21 credits of electives in SOC (at least 12 credits must be at the 300-400 level)

21

Students must earn a grade of C or better in SOC 100, SOC 380, SOC 382, SOC 402, SOC 492 for the course to count toward major requirements. These courses cannot be used in the electives category for the major or concentration.

Concentration: Diversity, 37 credits

Core requirements, 16 credits

SOC 100Principles of Sociology

3

SOC 200Sociological Thinking

1

SOC 380Sociological Research Methods

3

SOC 382Applied Social Statistics

3

SOC 402Sociological Theory

3

SOC 492Capstone Course in Sociology

3

Additional requirements

SOC 320Social Inequality

3

Total Credit Hours:19

Students must earn a grade of C or better in SOC 100, SOC 380, SOC 382, SOC 402, SOC 492 for the course to count toward major requirements.

3 credits from

SOC 227Spirituality, Self, and Society

3

SOC 427Sociology of Religions

3

3 credits from

SOC 221Introduction to Race and Ethnic Relations

3

SOC 421Racial and Cultural Minorities in the United States

3

3 credits from

SOC 235Sociology of Gender

3

SOC 434Sociology of Human Sexuality

3

9 credits of electives in SOC (at least 12 credits from directed electives and electives must be at the 300-400 level)

Total Credit Hours:9

Concentration: Health and Populations, 37 credits

Total Credit Hours:37

Core requirements, 16 credits

SOC 100Principles of Sociology

3

SOC 200Sociological Thinking

1

SOC 380Sociological Research Methods

3

SOC 382Applied Social Statistics

3

SOC 402Sociological Theory

3

SOC 492Capstone Course in Sociology

3

Additional requirements

SOC 341Sociology of Health and Illness

3

Total Credit Hours:19

Students must earn a grade of C or better in SOC 100, SOC 380, SOC 382, SOC 402, SOC 492 for the course to count toward major requirements.

9 credits from

SOC 431Aging and the Life Course

3

SOC 433Sociology of Mental Health

3

SOC 434Sociology of Human Sexuality

3

SOC 470Population Dynamics and Demographic Methods

3

9 credits of electives in SOC (at least 12 credits from directed electives and electives must be at the 300-400 level)

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 37