Sociology - BS
The Department of Sociology offers a Bachelor of Science in Sociology.
|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|
|SOCI 100-499 1||18|
|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||21|
|Language, philosophy and culture||3|
|Language, philosophy and culture or Creative arts||3|
|Social and behavioral sciences 2||6|
|POLS 206||American National Government||3|
|POLS 207||State and Local Government||3|
|International and cultural diversity 3|
|Any 100-499 course 4||21|
|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.
No more than 6 semester credit hours for SOCI 4841 may be applied to the Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology.
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 intensive requirement (W). See the section on general requirements for baccalaureate degree 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.