Bachelor of Arts, Major in Sociology

The Bachelor of Arts in Sociology requires a minimum of 37 hours in Sociology and should be distributed as follows:

Required Courses
SOCI 1301Principles Of Sociology3
SOCI 2399Writing in Sociology3
SOCI 3443Social Statistics4
SOCI 4340Rsch Methods In Sociology3
SOCI 4344Sociological Theory3
SOCI 4399Senior Seminar In Sociology3
6 hours each in the areas of specialization 118
Total Hours37
1

Change, Economy, and Society specialization select 6 hours of the following: SOCI 2350, SOCI 3336, SOCI 3376, SOCI 3384, SOCI 3392, SOCI 4332, SOCI 4334, SOCI 4337.
Culture and Social Institutions specialization select 6 hours of the following: SOCI 1306, SOCI 2366SOCI 3327, SOCI 3335, SOCI 3338SOCI 3341, SOCI 3342, SOCI 3365, SOCI 3381.
Inequality and Society specialization select 6 hours of the following: SOCI 2319, SOCI 3324, SOCI 3325, SOCI 3354, SOCI 3355, SOCI 4336.

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Sociology
Core Curriculum
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 18
Foreign Language 16
Communication Studies3
Major Core
SOCI 1301Principles Of Sociology 23
SOCI 2399Writing in Sociology3
SOCI 3443Social Statistics4
SOCI 4340Rsch Methods In Sociology3
SOCI 4344Sociological Theory3
SOCI 4399Senior Seminar In Sociology3
Major Electives
6 hours in each of three areas of specialization. 318
Minor (Required)18
General/Advanced Electives9
Total Hours120
1

 Four courses required in one language.

2

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.

3

 Change, Economy, and Society specialization select 6 hours of the following: SOCI 2350, SOCI 3336, SOCI 3376, SOCI 3384, SOCI 3392, SOCI 4320, SOCI 4332, SOCI 4334, SOCI 4337.
Culture and Social Institutions specialization select 6 hours of the following: SOCI 1306, SOCI 2366SOCI 3327, SOCI 3335, SOCI 3338SOCI 3341, SOCI 3342, SOCI 3365, SOCI 3381.
Inequality and Society specialization select 6 hours of the following: SOCI 2319, SOCI 3324, SOCI 3325, SOCI 3354, SOCI 3355, SOCI 4336.

Notes:

  • 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 Component Area IV, elective hours must be increased to reach 120 hours.
  • A minimum of 42 advanced hours is required.
First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area V 3Component Area II 3
ENGL 130113Component Area III 4
HIST 130123ENGL 130213
POLS 230533HIST 130223
SOCI 13013POLS 230633
 15 16
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Change, Economy, & Society specialization43Change, Economy, & Society specialization43
Component Area III 4Foreign Language 64
Component Area IX 3Minor3
Culture and Social Institutions specializaaion53Minor3
Minor 3SOCI 23993
 16 16
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IX 1Advanced Elective 3
Culture and Social Institutions specialization53Foreign Language63
Foreign Language64Inequality and Society speicalization73
Minor3Minor3
SOCI 43403SOCI 34434
 14 16
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Advanced Elective 3Advanced Elective3
COMS course3Advanced Elective3
Foreign Language 63Inequality and Society specialization73
Minor3SOCI 43993
SOCI 43443 
 15 12
Total Hours: 120
1

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communications).

2

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).

3

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).

4

 Change, Economy, and Society specialization select 6 hours of the following:  SOCI 3336 SOCI 3376 SOCI 3384,SOCI 3392 SOCI 4320 SOCI 4332, SOCI 4334,SOCI 4337.

5

 Culture and Social Institutions specialization select 6 hours of the following: SOCI 1306 SOCI 2366, SOCI 3327. SOCI 3335, SOCI 3338, SOCI 3341, SOCI 3342, SOCI 3365 SOCI 3381

6

 Four courses required in one language.

7

 Inequality and Society specialization select 6 hours of the following: SOCI 2319, SOCI 3324, SOCI 3325, SOCI 3354, SOCI 3355, SOCI 3336.

Notes:

  • 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.
  • A minimum of 42 advanced hours is required.