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B.A in Sociology Curriculum

(Leading to the Bachelor of Arts Degree)

Core Curriculum I – IV (42 Hours)

Sociology majors must take Introduction to Sociology (SOC 110).

Preprofessional, Major and Elective Courses (21 Hours)
SOC 213 Social Problems (3)
SOC 222 Computer Applications in the Social Sciences (3)
SOC 427 Marriage and The Family (3)
CMS 205 Public Speaking (3)
ANT328 Cultural Anthropology (3)
Electives from Core Curriculum I – IV (6)

Major Courses (36 Hours)
Required Major Courses (12 Hours)
SOC 313 Sociological Theory (3)
SOC/CRJ 361 Social Science Statistics (3)
SOC 431 Methods of Social Research I (3)
SOC 432 Methods of Social Research II (3)

Groups, Social Organizations, Institutions and Processes (6 Hours)
SOC 210 Society and Environment (3)
SOC 220 Society Institutions and Social Change (3)
SOC 371 Society Psychology (3)
SOC 403 The Community (3)
SOC 443 Urban Sociology (3)
SOC 445 Population and Society (3)

Deviant Behavior (6 Hours)
SOC 253 Juvenile Delinquency (3)
SOC 350 Deviant Behavior (3)
SOC/CRJ 362 Drugs and Drug Abuse (3)
SOC 412 Social Movements (3)
SOC 442 Criminology (3)

Systems of Inequality (6 Hours)
SOC 430 Race and Ethnic Relations (3)
SOC 434 Social Stratification (3)
SOC 440 Sociology of Women (3)
SOC 462 The Socially Disadvantaged (3)

Sociology of Health (6 Hours)
SOC 355 Sociology of Death and Dying (3)
SOC 404 Sociology of Aging (3)
SOC 470 Sociology of Health and Illness (3)

Internship (Optional)
SOC 480 Sociology Internship (1-3)

Minor Courses (18 Hours)

Foreign Language (6 Hours)
Majors are required to complete 6 hours in a foreign language.

TOTAL SEMESTER HOUR REQUIREMENTS (123 Hours)

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