Sociology Major—BA

Minimum of 39 semester course credits and general BA requirements

Required
SOC 055Introduction to Sociology3
SOC 100Methods of Social Research and Policy Analysis (taken spring of junior year)4
SOC 116History of Sociological Thought (taken fall of junior year)3
SOC 190Proseminar in Sociology (taken spring of junior year) 14
SOC 191Senior Seminar (taken fall of senior year)4
Select at least 21 additional sociology semester course credits selected in consultation with the major advisor. Up to 8 semester course credits in closely allied fields can be included as part of these 21 credits with approval of major advisor.21

Sociology as a discipline borrows from and influences many fields. Sociology majors are encouraged to work with their advisors to put together a unique combination of courses from related fields.