Major Requirements:

The requirements for the major include 36 credits as follows:

1.  15 credits that must include:

·         Introduction to Sociology (3 credits) 21&62:920:201

·         Social Research I (3 credits) 21&62:920:301*

·         Social Research II (3 credits) 21&62:920:302*

·         Classical Sociological Theory (3 credits) 21&62:920:409

·         Contemporary Sociological Theory (3 credits) 21&62:920:415

2.  21  additional elective credits in Sociology. Of these, five courses (15 credits) must be taken in Sociology, and up to two courses ( 6 credits) may be taken  in Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, and Social Work courses with the explicit approval of the Sociology department.

*Note: Research Methods in Criminal Justice (CJ 301 & 302), or Statistical Methods in Psychology (Psych 301 & 302) may be substituted for the Social Research (Soc 301 & 302) requirement with approval of the Sociology department.  Where it is required of another major, double-majors are only required to take the research methodology/statistics sequence (301-302) once to satisfy the requirements of both majors.

Sociology Major Checklist

Sociology Major/Minor Requirements