Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
All Sociology majors are strongly encouraged to meet with their faculty advisors each semester for the purpose of reviewing their academic progress and planning future courses. It is particularly important for students to meet with their faculty advisors when it appears that academic difficulties may arise.
- Satisfy the General University Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees.
- Complete the General Education Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees.
- Complete the College of Arts and Sciences Requirements.
- Complete the Major Requirements below.
|SOC A101||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|SOC/PS A361||Social Science Research Methods||3|
|SOC/PSY A362||Social Science Statistics||4|
|SOC A402||Social Theory||3|
|SOC A488||Capstone Seminar||3|
|Complete an additional 18 credits of Sociology, 9 credits of which must be upper division.||18|
Completion of 37 credits is required for the major in Sociology. A total of 120 credits is required for the degree, of which 42 credits must be upper division.
Honors in Sociology
Students majoring in Sociology are eligible to graduate with departmental honors if they satisfy all of the following:
- Meet all the requirements for a BA or BS degree in Sociology.
- Maintain a grade point average of 3.50 or above in all Sociology courses.
- Attain a score at or above the 90th percentile on the ETS Major Field Test.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology will be able to:
- Demonstrate decision-making skills appropriate to evidence-based identification, understanding, and amelioration of social problems.
- Demonstrate fundamental technical proficiency in social science research in preparation for graduate level training or direct employment in professional fields utilizing the methods and analytical skills of the social sciences.
- Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively in preparation for work in organizations characterized by complexity, rapid change, and high levels of cultural diversity.