Sociology, B.S. Requirements

 

The Sociology Concentration requires 33 hours of coursework including:

  • SOC 1510 - Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 2320 - Diversity in American Society
  • SOC 3130 - Modern Social Theory
  • SOC 3140 - Research Methods
  • SOC 4140 - Research Seminar 
  • Plus 15 hours of sociology electives with at least 12 hours at the 3000-4000 level.

Students must also take Eng 2830 (Writing for the Social Sciences). Majors must also earn a minimum of a C or better in all sociology  courses required for the major, and meet a minimum 2.0 in all major and related courses (including General Education courses).

 

The sample schedule below ensures that you will graduate in 4 years.

 

Clear Path - Sociology and Anthropology: Sociology, B.S.

 

First Year
Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
ENGL 1010 or 1011 3-4 ENGL 1020 or HIST 1020 3
Behavioral and Social Sciences* 3 Behavioral and Social Sciences* 3
Mathematics (MATH 1010) 3 FAH: Thought, Values and Beliefs 3
FAH: Historical Understanding 3 SOC Elective (SOC 2150) 3
SOC 1510 3 FAH: Literature 3
  15-16   15

 

Second Year
Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
SOC 2320 3 SOC Elective (3000-4000 level) 3
SOC 2500 (Statistics) 3 ENGL 2830 3
Natural Science with Lab 4 Natural Science without Lab 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
  15   15

 

Third Year
Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
SOC Elective (3000-4000 level) 3 SOC Elective (3000-4000 level) 3
Non-Western Culture* 3 Elective (3000-4000 level) 3
FAH: Visual and Performing Arts 3 Elective 3
Elective (3000-4000 level) 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
  15   15

 

Fourth Year
Fall Semester Hours Spring Semester Hours
SOC 3140 3 SOC 3130 3
SOC Elective (3000-4000 level) (Soc 3120) 3 SOC 4140 3
Elective (3000-4000 level) 3 Elective (3000-4000 level) 3
Elective (3000-4000 level) 3 Elective (3000-4000 level) 1-2
Elective  3 Elective  3
  15   13-14
*Behavioral and Social Sciences and Non-Western Culture must be chosen from disciplines other than Anthropology or Sociology