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Requirements for the Major

Sociology and Supporting Courses:

SOC 101 Principles of Sociology
SOC 350 Social Theory
SOC 590-594 Field Experience/Internship OR SOC 620-624 Independent Study (1-4 SH).
SOC 601 Sociology Capstone I
SOC 602 Sociology Capstone II
SSC 251 Research Methods for Social Science
SSC 252 Data Analysis for Social Science

Also, students take 20 semester hours from the following list. At least 8 hours must be a the 200-level or above; at least 4 hours must be at the 300-level or above.

SOC 200 Studies in Sociology
SOC 204 Introduction to Social Work
SOC 209 Minority-Majority Relations
SOC 210 Gerontology
SOC 214 Social Class in America
SOC 215 Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective
SOC 241 Sociology of Violence and Nonviolence
SOC 303 Religion and Society
SOC 304 Social Change
SOC 305 Sociology of Organizations
SOC 306 Sociology of Family
SOC 307 Sociology of Sport
SOC 327 Medical Sociology
SOC 350 Social Theory
CJS 102 Deviance
CJS 200 Studies in Criminology and Criminal Justice
CJS 201 Juvenile Delinquency and Justice
CJS 203 Victimology (2 s.h.)
CJS 204 Police (2 s.h.)
CJS 205 Criminal Courts (2 s.h.)
CJS 206 Corrections (2 s.h.)
CJS 302 The Sociology of Law and Legal Systems
CJS 405 Critical Issues in Policing
*Note at least 12 of the total 20 semester hours must have a SOC designation.


What can you do with a Sociology degree?

Imagine yourself a sociologist, organizational planner, human resources manager, organizational researcher, or in a position with an international business or non-profit.