The specific objectives of the major program in Sociology are to develop in each student:
- An understanding of the principles which determine the operation of human societies.
- The ability to think clearly, independently and critically.
- The ability to do sociological research.
- The foundations necessary for graduate study and for careers in the service professions.
The Sociology major must complete 120 semester hours of University courses. Included in the120 semester hours are a minimum of 21 hours of required sociology courses and 15 hours of sociology electives. Sociology majors must also complete six (6) additional hours in other Social Science areas (e.g., POLI, ECON, etc.). A minimum grade of “C” must be obtained in all major courses. Students must maintain a 2.5 overall GPA and 2.5 in sociology courses.
Required Major Courses
SOCI 101 SOCI 221 SOCI 303 SOCI 431 SOCI 222 SOCI 231 SOCI 232
Required Supportive Courses
MATH 109 PSYC 200
Six (6) additional hours in other Social Science areas (ex.., POLI, ECON, etc.).
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