Dec 04, 2022  
2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, BA (42-755) (120 hours)

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Major, Bachelor of Arts Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Apply a sociological imagination to social phenomena by linking individual life circumstances to social structures and socio-historical contexts.

  • Utilize a set of core sociological concepts and empirical knowledge to critically assess social phenomena at both the micro and macro perspectives of social life.  

  • Develop a critical question, effectively use theory and empirical data to address the question, and accurately convey the findings.

  • Demonstrate professional ethics in their research and sociological practice.  

Sociology, BA (42-755) (4 Year Guide)  

Electives in Sociology: 12 Semester Hours**

General Education Requirement: 36 Semester Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major:

Modern Language Requirement: 6-9 Semester Hours

Refer to Bachelor’s Degree Requirements section for fulfillment options.

Free Electives: 42-45 Semester Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours

10Competency 10 course

*NOTE: Students pursuing a double major may substitute SOC 2805  with an alternate
research course (2000-4000 level).

**Minors are strongly advised.

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