Bachelor of Arts/ Science in Sociology Requirements

Total Semester Credit Hours=120

A. University Core Curriculum (44 hrs.)

B. A minimum grade point average of 2.0 in upper-division courses in sociology, including a 2.0 average in a minimum of 12 upper-division hours taken in the major at this university

C. A minimum of 36 semester hours of sociology, including:

1. Required Core Courses--18 hours


SOCI 1301: Intro. to Sociology


SOCI 3396: Social Research Methods or CRIJ 4322


SOCI 3370: Sociological Theory


SOCI 2326: Social Psychology


SOCI 3315: Social Stratification


SOCI 4397: Senior Research Seminar (required in last semester)


2. Sociology electives--12 hours chosen in consultation with the student's major advisor; or 12 hours within one of the following concentrations

a. Cultural Studies (3 hrs. from each group)


ANTH 3330 or 4360


GEOG 1313, 3325, or 4310


SOCI 3321 or 4311


SOCI 4307 or 4308


b. Social Services (all are required)


SOCI 3320, 3345, 4321, 4330


3. Social Science electives--6 hrs. approved by advisor


Total 36 Sem. Credit Hrs.

D. A minor of at least 18 hours, chosen in consultation with the student's major advisor

E. FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE: In addition to the above, at least four semesters of a foreign language or a satisfactory grade on a written examination approved by the foreign language faculty.

F. Electives