Sociology, Bachelor of Arts

Offered by Department of Sociology

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses12
Select one course numbered 1883
ENG 101Introduction of Academic Writing3
If ENG 101 is not taken as a prerequisite for ENG 102 then additional hours may be required to meet the 27 credit hour minimum in the Distribution Area of General Studies.
Social Sciences6
Natural Sciences7
Analytical and Quantitative Thought0
Needed to reach 27 credit hour minimum in Distribution2
Select one course numbered 3883
BA Language requirement
Complete all required courses 16
Major Option
Complete all required courses33
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 224
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hours minimum12
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Sociology Requirements
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology3
SOC 237Sociological Inquiry3
SOC 300Sociological Theory3
SOC 468Senior Seminar3
SOC 201Social Inequality3
or SOC 250 Anthropology
SOC 225Global Cultures and Diversity3
or SOC 275 Social Psychology
PSY 250Behavioral Statistics3-4
or STAT 235 Introduction to Statistics for Social Sciences
Sociology Electives
Select 4 courses of the following:12
SOC 301-SOC 488 3
Total Credit Hours33-34

For specific language requirements see #2 of Bachelor of Arts Degree requirements.


A minor or second major is required for a complete degree program. The number of required electives needed to reach 120 total credit hours overall will depend upon the specific program chosen.


No more than 3 credit hours from SOC 475.