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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
SSC 251 Research Methods for Social Science
SSC 252 Data Analysis for Social Science

Also, students take 24 semester hours from the following list. At least 12 hours must be a the 200-level or above; at least 4 hours must be at the 300-level or above.

SOC 101 Principles of Sociology
SOC 105 Cultural Anthropology
SOC 106 Individual and Society
SOC 107 Sociology of Gender
SOC 108 Social Problems and Policies
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 260 Food, Culture and Society
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
CJS 102 Deviance
CJS 200 Studies in Criminology and Criminal Justice
CJS 201 Juvenile Delinquency and Justice
CJS 202 Criminology
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 207 Death Penalty
CJS 302 The Sociology of Law and Legal Systems
CJS 303 Management and Leadership
CJS 405 Critical Issues in Policing
*Note at least 16 of the total 24 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.