BA Four-Year Degree Plan

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
Humanities - General Education 3
Life Sciences (lab) or Physical Sciences (lab) - General Education 4
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
SOC 150 Introduction to Society 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
Life Sciences (no lab) or Physical Sciences (no lab) - General Education 3
Fine Arts - BA requirement 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Quantitative Literacy - General Education 3
The Arts - General Education 3
HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877 3
SOC 152 Social Problems in the Community 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ANT 100 World Cultures 3
SOC 301 Research Methodology 3
Foreign Language - BA requirement 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Written Communication and Integrative and Applied Learning - General Education 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
SOC 302 Statistics for Social Research 3
SOC 303 Quantitative Methods Lab 1
SOC 336 Race and Ethnicity
or SOC 337 Sociology of Gender
or SOC 420 Social Inequality
3
Course for minor 3
Philosophy - BA requirement 3
World History - BA requirement 3
Total hours16

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
SOC 325 Introduction to Sociological Theory 3
SOC 398 Public Sociology and Community Studies 3
SOC elective 3
Course for minor 3
World History - BA requirement 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Fine Arts - BA requirement 3
SOC elective 3
Course for minor 3
Course for minor 3
General elective 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
SOC 492 Leadership and Professional Development 3
SOC elective 1
SOC elective 3
SOC elective 3
Course for minor 3
Course for minor 3
Total hours14
Degree plan last reviewed 04-12-2018.