Sociology - 5-Year Bachelor of Arts/Master of Public Service Administration
The Department of Sociology and The Bush School of Government & Public Service offer a five year degree program leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Master of Public Service Administration.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|SOCI 205||Introduction to Sociology 1||3|
|SOCI 220||Methods of Social Research 1||3|
|SOCI 230||Classical Sociological Theory 1||3|
|SOCI 420||Advanced Methods of Social Research 1||3|
|SOCI 430||Contemporary Sociological Theory 1||3|
|BUSH 631||Quantitative Methods in Public Management I 1||3|
|Select one from: 1||3|
|Quantitative Methods in Public Management II|
|Quantitative Methods in Public Management II: Policy Analysis Emphasis|
|Program Evaluation in Public and Nonprofit Organizations|
|Select from the following: 1||9|
|PSAA elective or track requirement 1||3|
|College and University Requirements|
|ENGL 104||Composition and Rhetoric 1||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Writing about Literature|
|Technical and Business Writing|
|Communication for Technical Professions|
|Argumentation and Debate|
|Literature in English||6|
|Life and physical sciences||9|
|Language, philosophy and culture||3|
|Language, philosophy and culture or Creative arts||3|
|Social and behavioral science 2||6|
|POLS 206||American National Government||3|
|POLS 207||State and Local Government||3|
|International and cultural diversity 3|
|General electives 4||10|
|PSAA 601||Foundations of Public Service||3|
|PSAA 611||Public Policy Formation||3|
|PSAA 621||Economic Analysis||3|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||120|
A grade of C or better is required for credit.
SOCI courses do not count toward fulfilling this requirement.
Course may be used to satisfy any other requirement.
Any 100-499 level course may be taken. No more than 3 hours of SOCI 484 may be used toward fulfilling this requirement.
No more than 33 hours in sociology may be applied to the major.
Other courses may qualify. Consult the approved list of courses available in the Undergraduate Student Services Office in the College of Liberal Arts or from departmental advisors. No more than one course may be counted in more than one category.
Please note that university requirements specify that all students must take at least two courses in their major that are designated as fulfilling a writing requirement (W). See the section on general requirements for baccalaureate degrees for more information.
Minor Field of Study
Sociology majors are not required to select a minor field of study. If chosen, the minor must consist of 15-18 hours, with no more than 9 hours taken at a 100- or 200-level. No more than six hours from the minor may be used to fulfill other requirements. A grade of C or higher is required if a course is to be counted in the minor field.