Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Sociology, B.A.

Curriculum

A. General Education Requirements (35 hours)

B. Major Core Requirements (45 hours)

SOC 201Introduction to Sociology

3

SOC 202Social Problems

3

SOC 346Social Statistics

3

SOC 297Social Research Methods

3

SOC 305Sociology of the African-American

3

SOC 306Urban Sociology

3

SOC 325Sociology of Race and Crime

3

SOC 360Social Psychology

3

SOC 385Social Theory

3

SOC 401The Family

3

SOC 412Social Stratification

3

SOC 490Sociology of Globalization

3

SOC 481Population

3

SOC 488Seminar in Sociology

3

B. Core Electives

Select 6 hours from the courses below.
SOC 350Sociology of Media

3

SOC 304Sociology of Gender

3

SOC 330Sociology of Deviant Behavior

3

SOC 391Sociology of Terrorism

3

SOC 371Digital Sociology

3

C. Related Required Courses (6 hours)

HIST 255American History to 1877

3

HIST 256American History Since 1877

3

Related Elective Courses (6 hours)

Select 6 hours from the courses below.
CJ 210Juvenile Justice System

3

ECON 201Principles of Economics I

3

POLS 298American National Government

3

SOWK 395Women and Religion

3

F. Free Electives (22 hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Curriculum Guide for Majors in Sociology

Freshman Year

First Semester

ENGL 102Composition I

3

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

Humanities and Fine Arts A

3

Social & Behavior Sciences A

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

ENGL 103Composition II

3

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

Social & Behavior Sciences B (1)

3

Humanities and Fine Arts C

2

Natural Sciences and Mathematics - A

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

First Semester

HIST 255American History to 1877

3

SOC 201Introduction to Sociology

3

Humanities and Fine Arts B

3

Social & Behavior Sciences B (2)

3

Related Area Elective 3

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

HIST 256American History Since 1877

3

SOC 202Social Problems

3

Natural Sciences and Mathematics - B

4

Related Area Elective 3

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Junior Year

First Semester

SOC 346Social Statistics

3

SOC 305Sociology of the African-American

3

SOC 306Urban Sociology

3

Major Requirements Core Elective 1

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

SOC 360Social Psychology

3

SOC 297Social Research Methods

3

SOC 325Sociology of Race and Crime

3

SOC 385Social Theory

3

Major Requirements Core Elective 2

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year

First Semester

SOC 401The Family

3

SOC 412Social Stratification

3

SOC 490Sociology of Globalization

3

Free Elective

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

SOC 481Population

3

SOC 488Seminar in Sociology

3

Free Elective

3

Free Elective

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 120