Undergraduate Sociology Program

UNDERGRADUATE SOCIOLOGY PROGRAM

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the Sociology Program are:

  • To advance sociological knowledge and skills through teaching and research.
  • To develop competent social scientists and teachers.
  • To prepare students for work in related professions.
  • To provide a broad and varied curriculum to serve as a resource for students in other disciplines pursuing a liberal arts education.

OUTCOME MEASURES

To improve students’ reading skills for functioning effectively, increase the retention of students in the program through academic counseling, increase the number of students entering graduate programs, and acquiring marketable skills by learning statistical and computer knowledge needed to enter the occupational world, and increase the number of graduates entering prestigious occupations as reflected by different outcome measuring devices.

The Sociology Program offers the Bachelor of Arts Degree.

Concentration in Sociology Requirements: Sociology (SOC 214, 216, 445W, 446 – 12 hours); the remaining nine (9) hours of electives in Sociology.

Bachelor of Arts: Sociology Major

FRESHMAN YEAR  

F

S

UNIV 100 University Success

2

 
HIST 101,102 History of Civilization

3

3

ENG 104,105 Composition

3

3

SCI xxx Science Option

3

SOC 214 Introduction to Sociology

3

FLG 101,102 Modern Foreign Languages

3

3

MATH 111 College Algebra

3

(Freshman Year Total: 29 Hours)

14 15
SOPHOMORE YEAR  
SS xxx Social Sciences Options (2)

3

3

ENG 205 World Literature Option

3

SOC 216 Modern Social Problems

3

HE 101 Concepts of Health

3

PSY 201 General Psychology

3

MUS 205 or ART 205 Music Appreciation or Art Appreciation

3

SOC xxx Sociology Elective I

3

CSC xxx Computer Literacy Option

3

ENG 201/202 Humanities

3

(Sophomore Year Total: 30 Hours)

15

15

JUNIOR YEAR    
PHIL xxx Philosophy Option

3

HIST 201,202 United States Survey

3

3

SOC 325 Cultural Anthropology

3

 
SOC 326 Social Psychology

3

SPCH 201 Speech Arts

3

 
PS 135/136 American Government/State and Local Government

3

 
SOC xxx Sociology Elective II

3

SOC 445W Methods of Sociology Research

3

CJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

 
(Junior Year Total: 30 Hours)

15

15

SENIOR YEAR    
SOC xxx Sociology Elective III

3

 
SOC 451 Social Statistics

3

 
SOC 446 Social Theory

3

 
SOC 455 Race & Ethnic Relations

3

SOC 470 Seminar in Sociology

3

Elective General Electives

9

9

(Senior Year Total: 33 Hours):

18

15