Program Requirements

While pursuing a degree in sociology, you must meet the requirements listed to be eligible for graduation. Also, you must complete the general education program, fulfill the general baccalaureate degree requirements and complete at least 125 hours of course work.

The sociology major is non-comprehensive, which requires the completion of a minor. Consult your advisor to determine which program is best for you.

Sociology (Non-Comprehensive) (BA)

Bachelor of Arts

Major requirements (36 hours):

Note: Three hours may double count toward General Education requirements.

  1. SOC 150(3), 301(3), 302(3) or equivalent, 325(3), 398(3), 492(3).
  2. One course designated as having a cultural competence component: SOC 336(3), 337(3), 375(3) or 420(3).
  3. One course designated as having a community engagement component: SOC 152(3), 300(1), 319(3), 320(3), 341(3), 430(3), or 499(1-6).
  4. Additional hours in Sociology to bring total in major to 36.
  5. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of SOC 492(3).
  6. Minor required (or second major).
  7. Specific Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements

University level requirements:

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Sociology (Non-Comprehensive) (BS)

Bachelor of Science

Major requirements (36 hours):

Note: Three hours may double count toward General Education requirements.

  1. SOC 150(3), 301(3), 302(3) or equivalent, 325(3), 398(3), 492(3).
  2. One course designated as having a cultural competence component: SOC 336(3), 337(3), 375(3) or 420(3).
  3. One course designated as having a community engagement component: SOC 152(3), 300(1), 319(3), 320(3), 341(3), 430(3), or 499(1-6).
  4. Additional hours in Sociology to bring total in major to 36.
  5. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of SOC 492(3).
  6. Minor required (or second major).

University level requirements:

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements