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.