Bachelor of Arts, Major in Sociology
The Bachelor of Arts in Sociology requires a minimum of 120 hours of coursework, including the SHSU Core Requirements (42 hours), Degree Specific Requirements (17 hours – 14 hours of Foreign Language and 3 hours of Communication Studies), Sociology Core and Electives (37 hours), a minor (18 hours), and 9 additional hours of general and/or advanced electives. The coursework should be distributed as follows:
|Bachelor of Arts, Major in Sociology|
|Component Area I (Communication)||6|
|Component Area II (Mathematics)||3|
|Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)||8|
|Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)||3|
|Component Area V (Creative Arts)||3|
|Component Area VI (U.S. History)||6|
|Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)||6|
|Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)||3|
|Component Area IX (Component Area Option)||4|
|Degree Specific Requirements|
|Foreign Language 1||8|
|Foreign Language 1||6|
|SOCI 1301||Principles Of Sociology 2||3|
|SOCI 2399||Writing in Sociology||3|
|SOCI 3443||Social Statistics||4|
|SOCI 4340||Rsch Methods In Sociology||3|
|SOCI 4344||Sociological Theory||3|
|SOCI 4399||Senior Seminar In Sociology||3|
|6 hours in each of three areas of specialization. 3||18|
Four courses required in one language.
If SOCI 1301 is used to satisfy the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area V (Creative Arts), elective hours must be increased to reach 120 hours.
Change, Economy, and Society specialization select 6 hours of the following: SOCI 3305, SOCI 3336, SOCI 3376, SOCI 3384, SOCI 3392, SOCI 4330, SOCI 4332, SOCI 4334, SOCI 4337.
If SOCI 2319 is used to partially satisfy Component Area IV, elective hours must be increased to reach 120 hours.
A minimum of 42 advanced hours is required.
In order to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology students must maintain an overall 2.5 GPA in their Sociology courses.
|Component Area II||3||Component Area III||4|
|ENGL 13011||3||Component Area V||3|
|HIST 13012||3||ENGL 13021||3|
|POLS 23053||3||HIST 13022||3|
|SOCI 1301||3||POLS 23063||3|
|Change, Economy, & Society specialization4||3||Change, Economy, & Society specialization4||3|
|Component Area III||4||Foreign Language 6||4|
|Component Area IX||3||Minor||3|
|Culture and Social Institutions specializaaion5||3||Minor||3|
|Component Area IX||1||Advanced Elective||3|
|Culture and Social Institutions specialization5||3||Foreign Language6||3|
|Foreign Language6||4||Inequality and Society specialization7||3|
|SOCI 4340||3||SOCI 3443||4|
|Advanced Elective||3||Advanced Elective||3|
|COMS course||3||Advanced Elective||3|
|Foreign Language 6||3||Inequality and Society specialization7||3|
|Total Hours: 120|
Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communications).
Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).
Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).
Four courses required in one language and one COMS class.
- ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302, MATH 1332 or MATH 1314, and one lab science course must be completed before enrolling in any advanced course.
- If SOCI 2319 is used to partially satisfy Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture), elective hours must be increased to reach 120 hours.
- If SOCI 1301 or SOCI 1306 are used to partially satisfy Component Area V, elective hours must be increased to reach 120 hours.
- A minimum of 42 advanced hours is required.
- In order to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology students must maintain an overall 2.5 GPA in their Sociology courses.