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Curriculum in Sociology

A primary goal of the Sociology program is to provide undergraduate and graduate majors a solid foundation within the discipline, particularly in the area of theory, research methods and statistics, and human diversity.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
SOCY 1000 Sociology: Global Perspective13ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3Core History to complete sequence3
Core History3Core Fine Arts3
Core Humanities 23Electives/Minor36
COMM 1000 Public Speaking43 
 15 15
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Literature3Core Social Science3
Foreign Language I (College Core)4Foreign Language II (College Core)4
Core Math3Core Science II4
Core Science I4SOCY 3500 Minority Groups13
 LBAR 2010 Liberal Arts Careers Preparation2
 14 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
STAT 2010 Statistics for Social and Behavior Sciences14SOCY Concentration33
SOCY Concentration33ANTH 2000 Ethnographic Methods or SOCY 3700 Methods of Social Research3
SOCY Directed Elective33SOCY Directed Elective33
Electives/Minor36Electives/Minor35
 16 14
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
SOCY Concentration36SOCY Concentration33
Select one of the following:3SOCY Concentration33
SOCY 4400 Contemporary Theory1
 Electives/Minor39
SOCY 4700 Theories of Crime and Criminality1
 UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation0
Electives/Minor36 
 15 15
Total Hours: 120
1

Students must earn a C or better in the following courses: ANTH 2000, SOCY 1000, SOCY 3500, SOCY 3700, SOCY 4400, and STAT 2010.

2

If Literature requirement was completed prior to Fall 2013, Core Humanities must cover SLO 3.

3

Students must meet with their advisers to identify approved courses for electives, SOCY electives, and SOCY concentration. Students are required to complete a minor outside the department as part of electives. They must also complete a concentration.

4

COMM 1000 fulfills SLO 7.