B.A. / B.S in Sociology
Requirements for Major in Sociology
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science
- 120 Credit Hours - meet all university and general education requirements
- Thirty (30) credit hours of Sociology coursework ~ Fifteen (15) credit hours dictated by program and Fifteen (15) credit hours of sociology electives.
- Second Major or a Minor
- Sociology Majors must earn a minimum of “C” or better in each of the major and minor courses.
- Mathematic requirements include one course of MS 108, Exploring Mathematics, or higher.
Minors Offered in Sociology
Requirements for Sociology Minor
- Minimum of eighteen (18) semester hours including SY 221/222 and SY 301
- Required: SY 301, Sociological Methods, (3) credit hours
- Twelve (12) credit hours of sociology electives
Requirements for Criminology Minor
- Minimum of eighteen (18) semester hours including SY 221/222
Requirements for Gerontology Minor
- Minimum of eighteen (18) semester hours including SY 370 or SW 370 and SY 340 or SW 371
- Twelve (12) credit hours of electives from the following
|SY 360 - Ethnic and Minority Group Relations (3)||SY 364 - Medicine and Society (3)||SY 366 - Sociology of Religion (3)||SY 441/442/443 or SW 441, Independent Study (3)|
|SY 452 - Aging Practicum (3)||SY 495 - Advanced Seminar in Aging (3)||SW 335 - Social Work in Health Care (3)||SW 344 - Community Engagement and Leadership (3)|
|SW 380 - Human Behavior and Social Environment 1 (3)||HPE 420 - Health Aspects of Aging (3)||PSY 323 - Adult Development and Aging (3)||SMR 311 - Recreation for the Aged (3)|
Other items to note:
* SY 301, Sociological Methods, should be taken prior to sociology 300+ electives.