Sociology General Program (BA)

Requirements


A. Core Courses


  • SOC 100 - Introduction to Sociology (3)
  • SOC 210 - Introduction to Social Research (3)
  • SOC 215 - General Statistics (3)
  • SOC 301 - Social Theory (3).
  • SOC 499 - Senior Seminar (3)

B. Electives


Eighteen additional credits in sociology

C. Cognate Courses


Nine credits in upper division courses, to be chosen in consultation with the advisor, from the cognate fields of anthropology, criminal justice, economics, history, political science, psychology, and/or social work

D. Additional Requirements


All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)  Bachelor of Arts degree, including General Education requirements  and additional BA distribution requirements
 

Minimum Credits for the Degree: 120 credits



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Sociology Honors Program (BA)

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Barnes

Prospective Honors Program students are urged to acquaint themselves as early as possible with the requirements below as well as with the particular procedures for acceptance into the Sociology Department’s Honors Program. See the departmental honors advisor or the Honors Program Director for this information.

Requirements


A. Sociology


All requirements of the Sociology General Program (BA)  to include:

  • Ordinarily elected in the sophomore year:

  • SOC 210 - Introduction to Social Research (3)
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  • Recommended for the sophomore year, one of the following, or an equivalent approved by the advisor:

  • SOC 215 - General Statistics (3)
  • PSY 322 - Basic Statistics and Probability (4)

B. Honors


All requirements for the University Honors Program , to include:

  • SOC 495 - Honors Thesis I (4).
  • SOC 496 - Honors Thesis II (4).
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  • Minimum Credits for the Degree: 120 credits



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Sociology Minor

Requirements


A. Core Courses (9 credits)


  • SOC 100 - Introduction to Sociology (3)
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  • One from:

  • SOC 210 - Introduction to Social Research (3)
  • SOC 215 - General Statistics (3)
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  • SOC 301 - Social Theory (3).

B. Electives (12 credits)


Twelve additional credits in sociology



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