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General Track

SOCIOLOGY MAJOR
GENERAL TRACK

 
A major in Sociology requires the following:

Seven Core courses: 
    201 - Principles of Sociology
    302 - Methods of Sociology
    303 - Quantitative Methods in Social Research
    339 - Sociological Theory
    403 - Survey Methodology
    407 - Urban Sociology or 419 - Population and Society
    496 - Sociology Capstone Experience

Two courses in Inequality and Diversity selected from:
    306 - Social Problems
    310 - Racial and Cultural Minorities
    315 - Sex and Gender in Social Contexts
    327 - Sociology of Aging and Later Life
    331 - Environment, Power, and Opportunity

One course in Crime and Deviance selected from:
    341 - Criminology
    342 - Social Deviance
    343 - Juvenile Delinquency
    344 - Violence in Society
    346 - Crime and Organizations
    347 - Alcohol, Drugs and Society 
    348 - Family Violence
    349 - Hate Crimes and Terrorism
    351 - Crimes Against the Environment
    352 - Rural Crime
 

Two courses in Culture and Social Organization selected from: 
    361 - Society and the Individual
    374 - Work in Society
    375 - Sociology of Health and Medicine
    381 - Sociology of Sport
    382 - Sociology of Families
    387 - Death and Dying in Social Contexts
    388 - Disasters and Extreme Events

One additional sociology elective course above the 299 level

498 - Sociology Internship is a recommended, but optional, elective.

The Department also offers Sociology 205, Marriage and Family, as no prerequisite elective course

A minor in Sociology requires 18 hours, including Sociology 201.  No more than six of these hours can be earned from courses below the 300 level.

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