Students can earn either a B.A. or a B.S. in sociology. For the complete list of requirements, please see the requirements page. Sociology majors in both degree plans must take a total of 33 semester hours in the department. These hours must include:

  • SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology: 3 hours
  • SOC 401: Senior Capstone: 3 hours
  • SOC 460: Quantitative Methods: 3 hours
  • SOC 462: Methods of Social Research: 3 hours
  • SOC 482: Sociological Theory: 3 hours
  • Sociology electives: 18 hours

Additionally, all students must complete a minor in another area (usually 18 to 21 hours).

Students will need to schedule a total of 15 to 18 hours per semester to graduate in eight terms. Please see your adviser for more details.