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Major Requirements

 

The Sociology Department offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree program in Sociology, which requires 96 credit hours of core sociology courses, plus 33 elective hours  (chosen in consultation with a departmental advisor).

 

Suggested curricular flow through the major:

 

First Year

I semester (Fall)

II semester (Spring)

SOC 108: Introduction to Sociology I (6)

SOC 109: Introduction to Sociology II (6)

 

 

Sophomore Year

 

I semester (Fall)

II semester (Spring)

SOC 210.1: Classical Social Theory (6)

SOC 221.1: Qualitative Research Methods (6)

SOC 284: Social Stratification and Inequality (6)

 

SOC 211.1: Contemporary and Advanced Social Theory (6)

SOC 222.1: Quantitative Research Methods (6)

SOC 290.1: Internship I (2)

 

Junior Year

 

III semester (Fall)

IV semester (Spring)

SOC 324.1: Applied Social Statistics and SPSS (6)

SOC 381.1: Sociology of Deviance  (3)

SOC 360: Sociology of Culture (3)

 

SOC 331.2: Market Society (6)

SOC 363.2: Identity and Differences (6)

SOC 246: Sociology of Conflict (3)

SOC 354.2: Sociology of Gender (3)

SOCF 390.1: Internship I (4)

 

Senior Year

 

V semester (Fall)

VI semester (Spring)

SOC 480.1: Senior Thesis Seminar I (6)

SOC 343.2: Urban Sociology  (6)

SOC 333.1: State and Society (3)

SOC 483.1: Senior Thesis Seminar II (6)

SOC 367: Sociology of Religion (3)

 

 

 

Please find here the descriptions of core sociology courses.

 

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