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Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology Major, BA


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Students who seek the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in sociology must have a 2.0 cumulative grade point average to enter the program. To receive the degree they must complete the following courses with a grade of C or better: SOC 2301  General Sociology, SOC 2326  Elementary Statistics, SOC 3342  Sociological Theory, SOC 3352  Methods of Social Research, and SOC 43xx Senior Seminar. They must also complete another 18 semester hours of courses in Sociology, with a grade of C or better in each course. Sociology majors may choose to take Internship in Sociology in addition to the 33 hours specified above.

In support of the major area, students must take six semester hours of one foreign language and three semester hours each in economics, geography, and philosophy.

Sociology majors are required to select a minor from another area. Candidates for a sociology degree are required to participate in program assessment activities.

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology


Freshman


Sophomore


Fall Semester (15)


Spring Semester (16)


Junior


Senior


Fall Semester (15)


SOC 43xx Senior Seminar (3)
SOC Sociology Elective (3)
**Minor (6)
Elective (3)

Spring Semester (15)


SOC Sociology Elective (3)
SOC Sociology Elective (3)
**Minor (3)
Electives (6)

Total Hours: 122 Semester Hours


At least 40 of which must be at the 3000- or 4000-level.

* Core requirements

**Minor requirements vary. The paradigm above contains an 18-hour minor, the most common requirement.

If, however, a minor requires more than 18 hours or if support courses satisfy a minor’s requirements, the free elective total in the paradigm will change.

Major Program in Sociology with a Concentration in Social Welfare


Effective Fall 2007, new students are no longer being accepted into this program.

Arts and Science

Objectives

  1. To prepare students for immediate employment in social work following graduation.
  2. To provide students with a basic understanding of theories, concepts and principles of social work practice.
  3. To provide students with an opportunity to apply knowledge and skills gained in the classroom.
  4. To prepare students for graduate study in social work or related fields.

Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology with a concentration in social welfare must complete the following courses with a grade of C or better:

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology Social Welfare Concentration


Freshman


Sophomore


Junior


Senior


Total Hours: 125 Semester Hours


(GE) General Education Core Requirements

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