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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Sociology, B.A. Major in

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Program Requirements - Total Hours: 32

A total of 32 semester hours in sociology is required for the major. The following four courses are required of all majors, preferably in sequence:

Two Additional Courses:

Electives Chosen Under Advisement - Semester Hours: 12

A minimum of 12 hours of electives in other sociology courses, chosen under advisement.

Courses equivalent to SOC 180 and SOC 101 taken outside the department may be substituted for SOC 180 and SOC 101, but will not be counted in the 32 s.h. of sociology courses.


All majors must complete a graduation and career advisement interview with their major adviser or the department chairperson prior to graduation.


It is recommended that all sociology majors take the sociology section of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) before graduation. A minimum grade point average of 2.0 is required for the 32 s.h. of sociology. Required sociology courses in which a grade of D is obtained will usually not be counted toward the 32 s.h. in sociology.

See Also: Complete B.A. Requirements

B.A. Requirements  in HCLAS.

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