REQUIRED FOR MAJOR IN SOCIOLOGY: 12 COURSES
Sociology Core: (8 courses)
- SOC 150 Principles of Sociology (SOC 150 is a prerequisite for all upper level SOC courses)
- SOC 151 Social Problems
- SOC 231 Love, Relations, Family or SOC 260 Men and Woman in Cont. Society
- SOC 262 Dynamics of Race and Ethnicity
- SOC 301 Stat 1
- SOC 302 Stat 2
- SOC 310 Social Theory
- SOC 480 Methods (Cross listed with CRJ 480) Sociology majors must take at least four of these courses:
- SOC 233 Work and Occupations
- SOC 238 Environment and Society
- SOC 265 Sociology of Law
- SOC 237 The City: Conflict and Change
- SOC 270 Sociology of Education
- SOC 306 Complex Organizations
- SOC 308 Social Inequality in Contemporary Society
- SOC 312 Social Movements in Contemporary Society
- CRJ 161 Intro to Criminology
- CRJ 340 Crimes of the Powerful
- CRJ 350 Violence in Society
- CRJ 387 Gender, Crime and Justice
- SOC 481 Research Methods (Cross listed with CRJ 483)
- SOC 340 Internship—Students who meet the GPA requirements, have junior standing, and can be recommended by the chair should be strongly encouraged to take an internship.
*Internship Opportunities: Students completing any of the five Focus areas are strongly advised to engage in relevant public, community, business, or corporate activities through SOC 340: Sociological Internship and Practice.
Dual Major: In general, students completing a dual major take eight sociology courses in consultation with the department chair, in accordance with guidelines put forth by the School of Arts and Sciences.
MINOR IN SOCIOLOGY:
Students take six courses in consultation with the director of the Sociology Program.