Aug 14, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
    
2018-2019 General Catalog

Sociology, BS


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To major in sociology a student must take courses in social thought, research methods and appropriate substantive material. Graduates of the program are eligible to enter graduate or law school as well as take positions in a wide variety of governmental and private organizations.  A minor is required for sociology majors. The minor requires 18 credit hours in an approved field. 

A minor in sociology for non-majors requires 18 credit hours in sociology courses. Students must complete successfully SYG 2000 , SYA 3010 , SYA 3300 , and twelve (12) upper level hours of electives in sociology and anthropology. SYG 2000  and SYG 2010  are prerequisites for all other sociology courses. A grade below a “C” will not be accepted for credit toward the minor.

A minor in anthropology for non-majors requires 18 credit hours in anthropology courses. Students must complete ANT 2511  and 15 hours of upper-level electives in anthropology. [Six credit hours of sociology may be applied toward an Anthropology minor] ANT 2000 Introduction To Anthropology , is prerequisite for all electives in anthropology. A grade below a “C” will not be accepted for credit toward the minor.

Students who use Introduction to Sociology and/or Introduction to Anthropology to satisfy their general education requirements cannot use these courses as part of satisfying their minor requirements.

Curriculum Guide


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Semester 5


Total Hrs 15 ***Courses must be taken before SYA 4930

Semester 6


  • SYA 3400 SOCIAL STATISTICS (3) ***
  • Anthropology / Sociology Elective (3)
  • Anthropology / Sociology Elective (3)
  • Minor Area Elective (3)
  • Minor Area Elective (3)
Total Hrs 15 ***Courses must be taken before SYA 4930

Subtotal: 30


Senior Year


Semester 7


Total Hrs 15

Total Hrs 15

Subtotal: 30


Total Hours for B.S. in Sociology: 120


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