Major in Sociology

Students who major in sociology must complete 30 hours, including

  • SOC 201, 311, 423, and 424;
  • three hours chosen from 310, 325, 360, or 366;
  • three hours selected from SOC 303, SOC 362, SOC 363, SOC 364, or PLSC/SOC 370;
  • 12 hours of SOC elective courses; and a paper portfolio containing three graded papers.

At least one of these papers must be a research paper with data analysis, at least one must reflect a theoretical perspective, and at least one must present different viewpoints on various issues.

Minor in Sociology

The minor in sociology consists of 18 hours including

  • SOC 201,
  • 12 semester hours of SOC electives taught at or above the 300-level,
  • and any three additional hours of SOC coursework.