Oct 22, 2020  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog (as of 03-10-17) 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog (as of 03-10-17) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, B.S.

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Bachelor of Science
Credit Hours: 33

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult the Liberal Arts and Sciences General Education Requirements  for more information.


*SOCY 260 SOCY 271 , and SOCY 272  must be taken within the first 18 credit hours of the major.

One course from each of the four areas of concentration in sociology:

Social Psychology (330’s), Social Problems (340’s), Social Organization (350’s), and Social Inequaility (360’s)


  • *A maximum of 3 credit hours from SOCY 103  and SOCY 109  can count toward the electives and GPA for the sociology major.
  • Sociology majors are strongly encouraged to take MATH 104  or MATH 250 .
  • Sociology majors are encouraged to include courses in anthropology, history, political science, international studies, philosophy, psychology, economics, statistics and computer programming in their program of study. Sociology majors may wish to pursue an interdisciplinary minor in African American studies; Crime, Law and Society; or Women’s and Gender Studies.

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