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.