College of Letters and Sciences
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Letters and Sciences and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Bachelor of Science
Sociology - General Sociology Concentration

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:
MATH 1101/1111/1113/1125/1131

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:
ITDS 1125/ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755
OR
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/ LEAD 1705/ LIBR 1105/ POLS 2401/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ PHIL 2010
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ ITDS 1145*/ MUSC 1100/ THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:
ANTH 1145 (no lab); ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional); ASTR 1106/1305 (lab optional); BIOL 1215 (lab included); BIOL 1125 (no lab); BIOL 1225 (lab included); CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L ; ENVS 1105 (no lab); GEOL 1110 (no lab); GEOL 1112/1112L; GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325 (lab optional); PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:
CPSC 1105; CPSC 1301/1301L; MATH 1113; MATH 1125; MATH 1131; MATH 1132; MATH 1165; MATH 2125; PHIL 2500; STAT 1127

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112

Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/ PHIL 2030/ PSYC 1101/ SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ ENGL 2136/ GEOG 1101/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18
A grade of "C" or higher is required in all courses
ANTH 1105 Cultural Anthropology
PSYC 1101 Introduction to General Psychology
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 1165 Introduction to Social Problems
SOCI 2126 Introduction to Social Work
SOCI 2293 Family and Society

Note: If any course listed above is used to satisfy Area A-E, select another course approved for the same area of the core.

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 15
A grade of "C" or higher is required in all courses
SOCI 1000 Required Seminar in Sociology
SOCI 3137 Social Statistics
SOCI 3103 Sociological Theory
SOCI 3117 Race and Ethnic Relations
SOCI 3111 Social Research Methods
SOCI 4796 Sociology Capstone

Area H Program Electives Required Hours: 24
A grade of "C" or higher is required in all courses
Select from the following courses:
ANTH 3107 Evolution of Social Stratification and Inequality
ANTH 3115 Religion, Culture and Society
ANTH 3125 People and Cultures of Africa
ANTH 4105 Anthropology Practicum

CRJU 2105 Criminology
CRJU 2116 Victims of Violence
CRJU 3155 Juvenile Delinquency

SOCI 3105 Social Psychology
SOCI 3106 Sociology of Occupations and Professions
SOCI 3107 African Women and Development
SOCI 3109 Sociology of Deviance
SOCI 3138 Sociology of Domestic Abuse
SOCI 3120 Educational Development in Africa
SOCI 3128 Drugs and Society
SOCI 3129 Sociology of Gender
SOCI 3135 Sociology of Development
SOCI 3136 Sociology of Aging
SOCI 3225 Model African Union
SOCI 3508 Selected Topics in Sociology
SOCI 3899 Independent Readings in Sociology
SOCI 4108 Clinical Sociology
SOCI 4405 Sociology Practicum
SOCI 4698 Internship
SOCI 4899 Independent Study

Area I General Electives Required Hours: 21

Total Required Hours: 123