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Sociology (BS)

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Sample Degree Plan Courses

The following is a list of courses based on sample degree plan. Other requirements may be necessary to complete this degree.

Sociology

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

College of Social Science Requirements

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Social Science

Complete a minimum of 9 credits in the following departments, schools, and programs: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, History, Human Development and Family Studies, Labor and Industrial Relations, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, and Urban and Regional Planning. A maximum of 4 credits of Social Science 493 or 496 may apply.

9.0 Hrs. required.

Arts and Letters

Complete a minimum of 6 credits in the College of Arts and Letters. A department or school may require its majors to complete specific courses or particular subject matter areas in the College of Arts and Letters to satisfy this college requirement.

6.0 Hrs. required.

Natural Science Requirement

The College’s NATURAL SCIENCE REQUIREMENT for the Sociology major is met by completing 15 additional credits in the natural sciences selected as follows:

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Additional Natural Science Courses

At least 9 additional credits in the following departments or programs: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biological Science, Chemistry, Entomology, Geological Sciences, Mathematics, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Physics and Astronomy, Plant Biology, Plant Pathology,  Statistics and Probability, and Zoology. The completion of courses taken in fulfillment of the University Mathematics requirement may not apply towards this requirement. Students should see their academic advisor to obtain a list of approved courses which will meet this requirement.

9.0 Hrs. required.

Major Requirements

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

SOC Introduction to Sociology
4.0
SOC Social Psychology
3.0
SOC Methods Of Social Research I
4.0
SOC Methods Of Social Research II
4.0
SOC Sociological Theory (w)
3.0
SOC Soc Iss & Chng In Society (w)
3.0

Additional Sociology Courses

A minimum of three additional Sociology courses at the 300 level or higher, at least one of which must be at the 400 level (9 credits).

9.0 Hrs. required.

Free Electives

Additional courses to meet credit requirements.  120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology.

24.0 Hrs. required.

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