Bachelor of Arts

 A. GENERAL EDUCATION CORE – 42 HOURS

    Students must fulfill the General Education Core requirements.

B. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS – 36 HOURS (27 advanced) 

1. Sociology Foundation – 21 hours (15 advanced)

SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 2305 Introduction to Social Research

SOCI 3301 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

SOCI 4301 Research Methods

SOCI 4333 Social Theory for Sociology Students

SOCI 4391 Senior Seminar in Research  (Capstone)

Choose one:

SOCI 4352 Social Stratification

SOCI 4310 Sociology of Gender

SOCI 4313 Race and Ethnic Relations

2. Sociology Electives – 15 hours (12 advanced)

    Choose from: 

SOCI 1323 Social Problems

SOCI 3312 Environmental Sociology

SOCI 3313 Criminology

SOCI 3324 Sociology of Health

SOCI 3325 Social Psychology

SOCI 3333 Urban Sociology

SOCI 3344 World Religion in a Comparative Perspective

SOCI 3345 Sociology of Mass Communication

SOCI 3346 Hispanics in Global Society

SOCI 3347 Sociology of Immigration

SOCI 3348 Disaster and Society

SOCI 3363 Sociology of Religion

SOCI 3380 Religion, Race, and Ethnicity

SOCI 3393 Sociology of Aging

SOCI 4310 Sociology of Gender

SOCI 4313 Race and Ethnic Relations

SOCI 4314 Sociology of Deviance

SOCI 4320 The Sociology of the Family

SOCI 4323 The Mexican American Experience

SOCI 4325 Sociology of Culture

SOCI 4331 Social Theory for Non-Majors

SOCI 4326 Population and Society

SOCI 4352 Social Stratification

SOCI 4360 Sociology of Education

SOCI 4373 Latin American Society

SOCI 4380 Social Protest and Social Movements

SOCI 4385 Special Topics in Sociology

SOCI 4383 Independent Studies

C. FREE ELECTIVES – 42 HOURS (15 advanced)

Credit hours can be used to attain and/or second major in a different discipline. After earning enough credit hours for a minor and/or second major in a different discipline, students may choose Sociology courses, or a second minor, or use as advanced electives in other disciplines.

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR GRADUATION – 120 HOURS

TOTAL ADVANCED HOURS – 42 HOURS