Dec 11, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Sociology, B.A.


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A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.

Core Requirements (46 to 49 credits)


Major Requirements


34 Credits:

Electives


37 to 40 credits

Note


In close consultation with a faculty advisor, sociology majors also are required to complete four additional and integrated elective courses (may be sociology and/or criminal justice) that are most appropriate to their needs.

To earn a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA of 2.0, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Sample Four Year Sequence


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

FSYM 101 The First Year Symposium (3)  

World Languages I (3)

SOC 100 Foundations of Sociology (3)  

SOC XXX Sociology Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

Spring Semester

PHIL 103 Foundations of Philosophy (3)  

World Languages II (3)

SOC 245 Social Problems (3)  

WCIV 102 Origins of the West (3)  

Elective (3)

15 Credits

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

PHIL 203 Philosophy in the Modern Age (3)  

WCIV 201 The Western Imagination: the Renaissance to the Great War (3)  

SOC 307 Social Inequality (3)   (Fall only - can be taken Soph, Jr. or Sr. year)

SOC XXX Sociology Elective (3)

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)   (either semester)

15 Credits

Spring Semester

THEOL 220 Belief in Today’s World (3)  

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

SOC 300 Social Theory (3)   (Spring only - can be taken Soph or Junior year)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (3)  

XXMO 300 Modernity in Lit/Art/Music/Theater (3)

SOC 403 Methods of Social Research (3)  (Fall only - can be taken Jr. or Sr. Year)

GNSCI 1XX Lab Science (4)  (Either Semester)

Elective (3)

16 Credits

Spring Semester

THEOL/PHIL 300 Ethics and The Human Good (3) (choose one)

XXGE 3XX Global Encounters (3)

SOC 404 Statistics (4)  (Spring only- can be taken Jr. or Sr. Year)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

16 Credits

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester

SOC XXX Sociology Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

Spring Semester

SOC XXX Sociology Elective (3)

SOC 498 Senior Seminar (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

 

 

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