Sociology, Bachelor of Arts

Coordinator: D. Sykes

REQUIRED MAJOR HOURS 30
REQUIRED MINOR HOURS 15-20
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS 45-50
PRESCRIBED COURSES ATTAINABLE IN GEN ED: NONE

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Sociology majors will demonstrate the ability to identify major social institutions and their impact on each other;
  2. Sociology majors will demonstrate the ability to compare and contrast classical, modern and postmodern social theory;
  3. Sociology majors will demonstrate the ability to create an independent research project; and
  4. Sociology majors will demonstrate the ability to evaluate the role of race, class and gender in life chances.

Program Requirements

Required Major Hours (12 hours)

SOCI 201Introduction to Sociology

3

SOCI 311Social Research Methodology

3

SOCI 330Sociological Theory

3

SOCI 396/PSYC 396Introduction to Statistics

3

Electives (Choose six courses for 18 hours)

SOCI 202Social Problems

3

SOCI 203Marriage and Family

3

SOCI 310/PSYC 310Social Psychology

3

SOCI 313Sociology of Deviant Behavior

3

SOCI 320Murder in America

3

SOCI 340Social Change

3

SOCI 356Sociology of Religion

3

SOCI 400Minority Groups

3

SOCI 410Sociology of Gender

3

SOCI 411Criminology

3

SOCI 415Juvenile Delinquency

3

SOCI 421The Community

3

SOCI 450International Experience

3

SOCI 451International Experience

3

SOCI 490Sociology Seminar

3

SOCI 497Internship I

3 each semester

SOCI 498Internship II

3 each semester

Total Credit Hours:30

Required Minor Hours

A minor selected from any of the University’s offerings.

Total Credit Hours:15-20

Total Credit Hours: 45-50

Additional Requirements for Transfer Majors

All students transferring under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement must complete HIST 101 and HIST 102 as part of the General Education curriculum.

NOTE: Internships are highly recommended.