Undergraduate Curriculum

In the Major:

The Sociology program offers a comprehensive B.S. in Sociology. For more information, check our ClearPath. Below are the requirements to complete the degree.

General Education

Rhetoric and Writing: (6 hours)

  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and writing

Fine Arts and Humanities: (12 hours)

  • Complete one course in each subcategory

Historical Understanding (3 hours)

Literature (3 hours)

Thought, Values and Beliefs (3 hours)

Visual and Performing Arts (3 hours)

Natural Sciences: (7-8 hours)

  • Two approved natural science courses, at least one including a laboratory component

Behavioral and Social Sciences: (6 hours)

  • Two approved behavioral or social science courses in two different disciplines, other than Sociologyand Anthropology

Mathematics: (3 hours)

  • One approved mathematics course

Statistics: (3 hours)

  • One approved statistics course

Non-Western Culture: (3 hours)

  • One approved non-western culture course other than Anthropology

Program Requirements

Sociology Minor

A student may obtain a minor in sociology by successfully completing the following:

  • SOC 1510 - Introduction to Sociology
  • 15 additional hours in sociology, at least 9 of which are at the 3000 or 4000 level for a total of 18 hours.

A minimum 2.0 average is required in all courses attempted for the minor.