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    Degree offered: Bachelor of Arts 

    Minor offered: Sociology 

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    The Sociology major focuses on a comprehensive, macroscopic understanding of society and social issues. Areas of study include the social construction of reality, socialization, stratification, and myriad inequalities as these are embedded in the social institutions of family, politics, economics, education, and religion. Sociology graduates work in social agencies, business, schools and churches, while others continue their study at graduate school. 

     


    Requirements for a B.A. in Sociology

    Courses
    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites       
    Credits
       
    Students must complete the core requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree in addition to the major requirements listed below.  
       
    SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3*
    SOC 215 Deviance and Institutional Problems 3*
    SOC 255 Sociology of the Family  3*
    SOC 352 Research Methods 3*
    SOC 479 CORE: Sociological Theory 3*
    SOC 497 Internship and Seminar 1-6*
    SOC electives 9*
    SCE 000 Senior Comprehensive Exam --
       
    Required Correlatives:  
    SWK 100 Social Problems & Social Policies 3
    MTH 140 Introduction to Statistics 3
    PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
    PSY 212 Social Psychology 3
       
    Total Credits Required 37-42
    *used to calculate the Major GPA  

     


    Requirements for a Minor in Sociology

    Courses
    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites      
    Credits
       
    SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
    SOC 215 Deviance and Institutional Problems 3
    SOC electives 12
       
    Total Credits Required 18

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