• Sociology

  • Requirements

    Sociology Major

    33 credits.  Required courses are SOC 1001 (Introduction to Sociology); SOC 3003 (Social Research Methods); SOC 3002 (Social Theory); SOC 3090 (Senior Seminar). Of the remaining 21 credits, 15 credits must be in SOC courses, 3 credits may be in any social science or history, and 3 may be STAT 1001 (Introduction to Statistics) -- preferably in a section offered by a member of the sociology faculty. Additionally, all sociology majors must meet speak with the sociology adviser once a semester, no course taken pass/fail may count toward the major, and no directed or independent studies may count for the major.

      Detailed Sociology major fact sheet

    Sociology Minor

    18 credits.  Required courses are SOC 1001 (Introduction to Sociology), SOC 3003 (Social Research Methods), SOC 3002 (Social Theory); and an additional 9 credits of SOC electives.  Three elective credits may be fulfilled with STAT 1001 (Introduction to Statistics), preferably in a section offered by a member of the sociology faculty. Additionally, no course taken pass/fail may count toward the minor and no directed or independent studies may count for toward the minor.

    Detailed Sociology minor fact sheet

     

    Criminology Minor

    18 credits. Required courses are SOC 1001 (Introduction to Sociology) and SOC 2301 (Criminology). Minors must also take either SOC 3001 (Social Research Methods) or STA 1001 (Introduction to Statistics); and either SOC 2305 (Social Inequality) or SOC 2306 (Sociology of Race & Racism). The remaining 6 credits may be filled by 1 other relevant Sociology course and 1 other relevant course in any social science (by approval).

    Detailed Criminology minor fact sheet

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