Sociology Major (B.A.)

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.

Program Requirements

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Required Courses
SOCI 201Foundations of Sociological Inquiry4
SOCI 240Statistics for Social Research4
SOCI 301Sociological Research Methods I4
SOCI 313Sociological Theory: A Critical Analysis3
Research
SOCI 400Senior Project3
Major Electives
Select 21 credits from the following:21
Upper Level Electives
Select 9-21 credits from the following:
Sociological Research Methods II
Large Scale Organizations
Sociology of Work and Professions
Sociology of Health and Illness
Directed Independent Research
Urban Sociology
Environmental Sociology
Environmental Justice
Social Inequality
Sociology of Education
Sociology of Population
Political Sociology
Comparative Social Analysis
Sociology and Social Work
Cooperative Education in Sociology
Sociology of Emotions
Sociology of Religion
Deviance and Social Control
Sociology of the Mass Media
Social Movements
Selected Topics in Sociology
Qualitative Research in Sociology
Sociology of Law
Sociology of Sexuality
Sociology of Gender
Additional Electives
Select 0-12 credits from the following:
The Sociological Perspective
Racial and Ethnic Relations
Sociology of the Family
Black Family
Individual and Society
Sociology of Leisure
Social Problems
Social Structure of American Society
Men and Masculinities
Sociology of Poverty and Welfare
Sociology of Technology
Sociology of Sports
Sociology of Aging
Sociology of Rich and Poor Nations
Sociology of Conflict and Violence
Total Credits39