Sociology, Bachelor of Arts - SOC

Major Requirements (34 Hours)

Required
SOC 153Sociological Imaginations3
SOC 203Social Problems3
SOC 319Social Theories3
SOC 371Sociological Statistics Lab1
SOC 372Sociological Statistics3
SOC 384Sociological Research Methods3
SOC 495Senior Seminar3
Category 1: Social Institutions within the Social Structures
Select two of the following:6
Sociology of Families
Introduction to Crime and Society
Consumer Society
Social Inequalities in Education
Juvenile Delinquency
Sociology of Popular Culture
Category 2: Social Relationships: Structures of Power and Oppression
Select two of the following:6
Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies
Contested Masculinities
Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in the United States
Gender and Law
Sociology of Poverty
Social Stratification: Class, Gender, Race
Police, Courts, & Corrections
Category 3: Sociology Electives
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies
Contested Masculinities
Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in the United States
Sociology of Families
Introduction to Crime and Society
Consumer Society
Social Inequalities in Education
Gender and Law
Juvenile Delinquency
Sociology of Poverty
Global Childhoods
Social Stratification: Class, Gender, Race
Police, Courts, & Corrections
SOC 380
Sociology of Popular Culture
Special Topics in Sociology
Research Tutorial
Advanced Independent Study in Sociology
Sociology Internship
Total Credits34

Advanced Writing Proficiency

To fulfill the College’s Advanced Writing Proficiency requirement, each student completing the senior seminar course submits her written senior comprehensive project for evaluation.

Senior Comprehensive

For the Senior Comprehensive, each student completes an original research study or theoretical analysis of a sociological topic and presents her work to the Sociology faculty. Successful completion of SOC 495 Senior Seminar and the Senior Comprehensive project satisfies the senior comprehensive requirement.