Sociology & Anthropology - Requirements

Sociology Major

For a 30-credit major in sociology, students complete:

  • SO 11 Introduction to Sociology
  • SO 221 Statistics: Social and Political Data Analysis
  • SO 222 Methods of Research Design
  • SO 228 Classical Social Theory
  • SO 229 Contemporary Social Theory
  • an additional 15 credits in elective sociology and anthropology courses

Sociology Minor

For an 18-credit minor in sociology, students complete:

  • SO 11 General Sociology
  • SO 222 Methods of Research Design

or

  • SO 228 Classical Social Theory
  • An additional 12 credits in elective sociology and anthropology courses

Internships

Students may elect to take Field Work Placement for one or two semesters in their senior year in addition to fulfilling the basic requirements of their major.

Sociology Major with a Minor in Secondary Education

Students majoring in sociology may also minor in secondary education. Please contact Dr. Patricia Calderwood, Chair of the Curriculum and Instruction Department, for additional information for minoring in education.

Course Numberings

Course numbers have changed from prior catalogs; courses listed here, and those cross-listed in other departments, are not open to students who took them for credit under a previous number.