Catalog 2010-2012

Sociology

The Sociology major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx) and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.

 

Required:

  Sociology: 980:001; 980:108; 980:170.....9 hours

  One of the following.....3 hour: 980:080 or 400:102*.

  Core electives - take ONE course in THREE of the four core areas below.....9 hours

  1) Inequality

  Sociology: 980:120/990:120, 980:129, 980:135, 980:156, 980:171.

  2) Race/Ethnicity and Immigration

  Sociology: 980:100, 980:118, 980:120/990:120, 980:138, 980:156, 980:167.

  3) Gender and  Culture

  Sociology: 980:100, 980:101, 980:129, 980:138, 980:167, 980:168, 980:177.

  4) Family and the Life Course

  Sociology: 980:101, 980:105, 980:118, 980:125, 980:172.

General electives as follows.....12 hours

  Sociology (6-9 hours from the following): 980:060, 980:100, 980:101, 980:102, 980:105, 980:118, 980:120, 980:125, 980:129, 980:135, 980:138, 980:145, 980:156, 980:160,
  980:167, 980:168, 980:171, 980:172, 980:177, 980:180, 980:184, 980:189, 980:198.

  Criminology (0-1 course with a 982 prefix - 0-3 hours)

  Anthropology (1 course with a 990 prefix - 3 hours)

33 hours

*400:102 is a 4-hour course.  400:102 has the following prerequisites: 400:001; 400:101; one college-level mathematics course or consent of instructor.

 

Notes:

Students are advised to take Introduction to Sociology and Research Methods before taking any other sociology courses.

Not more than 9 semester hours of credit from 980:145, 980:184, 980:189, and 980:198 may be applied toward the major, except with the approval of your advisor and department head.

A course cannot be used to satisfy more than one core elective category.

A course cannot be used to fulfill both a core elective category and a general elective in this major.