BA/BS Major in Sociology

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component
Area I (Written Composition) 16
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)11
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)12
Introductory Sociology
Select one of the following sequences:
Survey of World Civilization to 1500
and Survey of World Civilization since 1500
United States History to 1877
and United States History since 1877
Select one course from the following:
Principles of Macroeconmics
Principles of Microeconomics
Human Growth and Development
Global Environments and Societies
People, Place, and Culture
United States Government and Politics
General Psychology
Current Social Problems
Area V
Major Core Requirements
SO 221Introductory Sociology 23
SO 222Current Social Problems 23
SO 223Marriage and the Family3
SO 310WMethods of Social Research4
SO 423History of Social Thought3
SO 428Modern Sociological Theory3
Select 15 hours of Sociology Electives15
Exit Exam0
Prescribed Supporting Course
CIS 125Business Applications of Microcomputer Software 33
or CS 135 Computer Skills for Problem-Solving
A minor, second major or second degree is required for this major.18
General Elective
General Elective hours to bring total to 120
Total Hours87

Requirements for a Concentration in Gerontology

SO 307Medical Sociology3
SO 308Aging and Society3
SO 309Death and Dying3
SO 403Gerontology3
Total Hours12