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Bachelor of Science
Sociology
General Sociology Concentration

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.
Suggested four year course schedule

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:

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:

OR
Select one of the following courses:
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:

Select one of the following fine arts courses: *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:

Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:

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:

Select one world cultures course from the following courses:

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
SOCI 1101 Cultural Anthropology
PSYC 1101 Introduction to General Psychology
Choose 12 hours (1000/2000 level courses) from the following disciplines: anthropology, statistics, philosophy, social work, geography, mathematics, linguistics, logic, political science, history, or foreign language.

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: 12
A grade of "C" or higher is required in all courses
SOCI 3103 Sociological Theory
SOCI 3111 Social Research Methods
SOCI 3117 Race and Ethnic Relations
SOCI 4796 Sociology Capstone

Area H Program Electives Required Hours: 27
A grade of "C" or higher is required in all courses
Select 27 hours of SOCI 3000 or above.

Area I General Electives Required Hours: 21

Total Required Hours: 123