Degrees & Requirements

The Department of Sociology offers major tracks and a minor.


  • Sociology-Core Courses

    SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology (3)
    SOCI 102 Introduction to Inequality (3)
    SOCI 200 Methods of Social Research (4)
    SOSS 301 or SOSS 302* (4)
    SOCI 334 Social Theory (3)
    GNST 203 Transition to the World of Work (1)
    STAT 161 or 162 or STAT 163 (4)
    SOCI 450 Senior Seminar (3)
    Total 25

  • Sociology (B.A.)

    Sociology Core (13)
    Six courses in Sociology* (Chosen in consultation with advisor) (18) 
    Total 31
    Additional Requirements
    One course from: (4)
    STAT 161 Introduction to Statistics
    STAT 162 Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences
    STAT 163 Introduction to Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

    Minor (18)

  • Sociology-Health and Human Services (B.A.)

    Sociology Core (25)
    Additional Requirements
    SOCI 230 Environmental Sociology (3)
    SOCI 252 Sociology of Health (3)
    PHIL 221 Health Care Ethics (3)
    Total credits: 34

  • Sociology-Inequality (B.A.)

    Sociology Core (25)
    Additional Requirements
    SOCI 221 Cultures and People (3)
    SOCI 242 Gender and Sexuality (3)
    SOCI 250 Food and Justice (3)
    SOCI 251 Body in Society (3)
    SOCI 270 Race & Ethnicity (3)
    Total credits: 40

  • Minor in Sociology

    A student may minor in sociology by completing 101, 330, 334, and three additional courses in sociology approved by the department chair.