Sociology, B.A.

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This program is offered by the Sociology Department

Program Curriculum

A minor is required with this major.

Requirements: (38 credits)

The seven required core courses enable students to acquire fundamental analytical research skills and theoretical perspectives of the discipline.


Total Credit Hours:  11 Credits



Total Credit Hours:  4 Credits


19 credits of Sociology electives: 12 of which must be at the 300- and/or 400-level, and with no more than 6 credits at the 100-level.


Total Credit Hours: 38

Students wishing to major in sociology are required to meet with the department chair to pick up introductory materials and information, as well as to be assigned a faculty advisor. Substantive areas of study should be developed in conjunction with the student's departmental advisor. Independent studies and internship opportunities are available to qualified majors. Eligible students are encouraged to participate in Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honors Society.

Students are also required to successfully complete STAT 215.