Undergraduate Degree

Sociology - Bachelor of Arts

Sociology - Bachelor of Arts
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Bachelor of Arts
College of Social Science

Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.

College of Social Science

Department of Sociology

Undergraduate Program
Sociology - Bachelor of Arts

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology

  1. The University requirements for bachelor's degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology.

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the Sociology major is met by completing Sociology 488 or 499. Those courses are referenced in item 3. a. below.
  2. The requirements of the College of Social Science Bachelor of Arts degree.
  3. The following required major courses (36 credits):
    a. All of the following courses:
    SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology 4
    SOC 214 Social Inequality 3
    SOC 215 Race and Ethnicity 3
    SOC 216 Sex, Gender, and Sexuality 3
    SOC 281 Social Research Methods 4
    SOC 282 Quantitative Analysis for Social Research 4
    SOC 488 Sociological Theory (W) 3
    SOC 499 Social Issues and Change in Contemporary Society (W) 3
    b. A minimum of 9 additional credits in Sociology courses at the 300-level or higher, at least 3 credits of which must be at the 400-level.