BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Sociology

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
Life Sciences (lab) or Physical Sciences (lab) - General Education 4
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Humanities - General Education 3
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Life Sciences (no lab) or Physical Sciences (no lab) - General Education 3
SOC 150 Introduction to Society 3
General elective 3
HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Quantitative Literacy - General Education 3
The Arts - General Education 3
SOC 152 Social Problems in the Community 3
General elective 3
Course for minor 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ANT 100 World Cultures 3
SOC 301 Research Methodology 3
Written Communication and Integrative and Applied Learning - General Education 3
General elective 3
General elective 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
SOC elective 3
Course for minor 3
General elective 2
Total hours15

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
General elective 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
SOC elective 3
Course for minor 3
Course for minor 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
SOC 492 Leadership and Professional Development 3
SOC elective 3
SOC elective 3
General elective 3
Course for minor 3
Course for minor 3
Total hours16
Degree plan last reviewed 04-12-2018.