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2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Sociology

Requirements for a Major in Sociology

Students majoring in sociology are required to complete at least 45 credit hours for either a B.S. or B.A. degree. For the B.S. degree, the 45 credit hours will include 33 hours of core credit and 12 credit hours of electives chosen from courses in the sociology department. The B.A. requires 27 hours in the core, and 6 hours of electives chosen from courses in the sociology department and third semester proficiency in a language (12 hours).

Bachelors of Science (B.S.)

Core Courses: 33 credit hours

Electives: 12 credit hours

Any four additional courses in sociology. Whichever of SOC 101 or 105, and SOC 319 or 321 that was not taken for the core can also count as electives.

Bachelors of Arts (B.A.)

Core Courses: 39 credit hours

Electives: 6 credit hours

Any two additional courses in sociology. Whichever of SOC 101 or 105, and SOC 319 or 321 that was not taken for the core can also count as an elective.

Suggested Order of Coursework for a Major in Sociology

First Year B.S.

Second Year B.S.

Third Year B.S.

Fourth Year B.S.

First Year B.A.

Second Year B.A.

Third Year B.A.

Fourth Year B.A.

Sociology Program Description

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