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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

Sociology, B.A.


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Computer Requirement:


To satisfy the computer requirement for the B.A. degree in sociology a student must successfully complete SOC 301  (CRM 301 ).

Oral Communication Requirement:


To satisfy the oral communication requirement for the B.A. degree in sociology a student must successfully complete SOC 490 , SOC 496  or SOC 498 .

Applied Learning Requirement:


To satisfy the applied learning requirement for the B.A. degree in sociology a student must successfully complete one of the following: SOC 300  (CRM 300 ), SOC 301  (CRM 301 ), SOC 360 , SOC 390 , SOC 490 , or SOC 496 .

Requirements for a Major in Sociology for the B.A. Degree:


An overall average of “C” (2.00) or better is required among courses taken to satisfy the requirements of the major. Only one “D” is permitted among the core courses of SOC 105 , SOC 300  (CRM 300 ), SOC 301  (CRM 301 ) and SOC 360 . In addition, a student must fulfill the requirements of one of the following options:

Option 1. General Sociology:


This option enables students to further their understanding and appreciation of sociology. It allows students to take courses in a broad range of sociology topics. This option is recommended for students who plan to attend graduate or professional school. In addition to SOC 105 , SOC 300  (CRM 300 ), SOC 301  (CRM 301 ) and SOC 360 , students must complete either SOC 490  or SOC 499  and 24 additional hours of sociology course electives. A maximum of 9 hours below the 300 level (including SOC 105 ) may be used to satisfy the above requirements. 

Total: 39 hours


Option 2. Public Sociology:


This option provides intensive training in using sociology to inform real life social issues. In addition to SOC 105 , SOC 300  (CRM 300 ), SOC 301  (CRM 301 ) and SOC 360 , students must complete SOC 390  (3 hours in fall) and SOC 496  (6 hours in spring). With the help of the public sociology coordinator, students design a substantive area of focus for the Public Sociology Program, identifying six three-hour courses in the area.

Total: 39 hours


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