B.A. in Sociology

Sociology Program
Sociology Major
Suggested Four-Year Course Schedule

Year Fall Credits Spring Credits
GSR 101 - First Year Seminar
GSR 102 - Critical Reading and Writing
GSR 103 - ASL & Deaf Studies
GSR 104 - Quantitative Reasoning Approach
General Elective
3
3
3
3
3-4
GSR 150-Intro. to Integrated Learning
SOC 101
General Electives
4
3
3-6
Total 15-16 Total 16-18
2 GSR 2XX
SOC 2XX
General Electives
4-121
3
0-6
GSR 2XX
SOC 2XX
SOC 3XX
General Elective
4-12
3
3
0-3
Total 15-16 Total 15-16
3 GSR 2XX or GSR 300
SOC 334
SOC 3XX
General Electives
4-12
3
3
0-6
GSR 2XX or GSR 300
SOC 375
SOC 3XX
SOC 423
General Elective
4-6
3
3
3
0-3
Total 15-16 Total 15-16
4 SOC 491
Internship
General Electives
3
3
9
SOC 492
SOC 407
General Elective
3
3
9
Total 15 Total 15

1 Instead of recommending a specific number of 2XX General Studies courses to take in a given semester, suggest a range so students can take as many or as few General Studies courses while they decide on a major.

Major Requirements

Summary of Requirements

2013-2014

General Studies

40

Pre-Major Courses

3

Major and Related Courses

36

Free Elective Courses

41

TOTAL

120

Requirements for a Major in Sociology

Students planning to major in sociology must have a grade of "C" or better in SOC 101. For continuation in the major, students can have no more than one grade of "D+" or lower in a major required course or major elective course.

Required pre-major course 3 hours

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3)

Required Sociology courses 21 hours

SOC 320 Internship (3)
SOC 334 Introduction to Methods of Social Research (3)
SOC 375 Statistics I (3)
SOC 407 Social Problems (3)
SOC 423 Social Theory (3)
SOC 491 Senior Capstone Seminar I (3)
SOC 492 Senior Capstone Seminar II (3)

Elective courses 15 hours

Choose five courses:
DST 201 Deaf Culture (3)
SOC 151 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System (3)
SOC 210 The Sociology of Death and Dying (3)
SOC 211 Race and Ethnic Relations (3)
SOC 225 Sociology of Deafness and Deaf People (3)
SOC 243 Sociology of Deviance (3)
SOC 268 Cultural Anthropology (3)
SOC 295 Special Topics (3)
SOC 313 Work and Globalization (3)
SOC 318 Medical Sociology (3)
SOC 351 Juvenile Delinquency (3)
SOC 376 Statistics II (3)
SOC 395 Special Topics (3)
SOC 405 Current Issues in Criminology [topic to be specified] (3)
SOC 436 Social Inequality: Race, Class, and Gender (3)
SOC 495 Special Topics (3)
SOC 499 Independent Study (1-3)

Note: To satisfy the elective requirements, students may select courses from other departments or the Consortium in consultation with his/her advisor.

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