The major in sociology consists of 11 courses totaling 36 credits. Grades of C or better are required in each of the courses.
Prior to declaring the major in sociology, students must complete one of the following: 01:920:311, 312, 313, or 314.
01:920:101 Introduction to Sociology (3)
and three of the following:
01:920:311 Introduction to Social Research (4)
01:920:312 Introduction to Statistics in Sociology (4)
01:920:313 Development of Sociological Theory (4)
01:920:314 Contemporary Sociological Theories (4)
Of the seven elective courses, at least four must be at the 300 level or higher. Of these four upper-level courses, one must be numbered 400 or higher, and two of the other three must be numbered 315 or higher. No more than 6 credits of Independent Study (01:920:483,484, 493,494, 495,496) and no more than 3 credits of Field Study (01:920:385,386) or Civic Engagement and Service Education Partnerships (CESEP) (01:920:399) may be applied toward the major.