Sociology Major

Requirements for the Sociology Major:

A total of 27 credits in sociology and four credits in statistics, distributed as follows, are required for completion of the major:

One Entry-level Course:                  
Introduction to Sociology SOC 0010
Societies SOC 0005
Sociology of Everyday Life SOC 0002
One statistics Course:                       
Basic Applied Statistics STAT 0200
Applied Statistical Methods STAT 1000
Two Methods/Theory Courses:       
Social Research Methods SOC 0230
Social Theory SOC 0150
One Research Practicum Course:  
Capstone Research Practicum SOC 1500

Additional Courses:

There are 15 additional Sociology credits:

  1. SOC elective
  2. SOC elective
  3. SOC elective
  4. SOC 1000 level elective
  5. SOC 1000 level elective

***one of these classes must be a Writing (W) class

Upon graduation, students who have completed three approved courses (nine credits) in one of the thematic clusters will be awarded a certificate of achievement by the Sociology Department. The list of approved courses for each cluster is available in the Sociology Department.

See also the requirements for the Honors Program
See requirements for Sociology Minor