Sociology

B. A. with Major in Sociology

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredits
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology 3
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
Credits in selected minor 3
Elective 3
Essential Studies 3
 Credits15
Second Semester
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
SOC 250 Diversity in American Society 3
Credits in selected minor 3
Elective 3
 Credits15
Sophomore Year
First Semester
SOC 301 Basic Sociological Theory 3
SOC 323 Sociological Research Methods 3
Credits in selected minor 3
Essential Studies: Math/SC/Tech with Lab 4
Essential Studies: Fine Arts or Humanities 3
 Credits16
Second Semester
SOC 326 Sociological Statistics 3
SOC 352 Aging and Society 3
Essential Studies: Math/Sci/Tech 3
Essential Studies: Fine Arts or Humanities 3
Credits in selected minor 3
 Credits15
Junior Year
First Semester
SOC 306 Social Change and Social Movements 3
Credits in selected minor 3
Essential Studies: Fine Arts or Humanities 3
Essential Studies: Social Science (Non Sociology) 3
Elective 3
 Credits15
Second Semester
SOC 431 Workplace Dynamics 1 3
SOC 361 Social Psychology 3
Credits in selected minor 3
Electives 8
 Credits17
Senior Year
First Semester
Credits in selected minor 3
Electives 9
 Credits12
Second Semester
SOC 436 Social Inequality 1 3
SOC 475 Sociology Capstone 3
Electives 9
 Credits15
 Total Credits120

1 = Or any 400 Sociology course except 475, 492, and 494. A concentration of a minimum of 20 hours in a single supplementary field other than sociology is required of all sociology majors. Students may consider using free electives to add an additional major.


Students must complete enough electives to bring total credit hours up to the 125. Special Emphasis courses can fulfill an essential studies requirement (example-History 104, US History, will count toward the US Diversity as well as the Humanities area). Please Note: Every student must fulfill all University, Departmental, and Essential Studies requirements.