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Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements for a Major in Sociology

Thirty-one semester hours including the following five required courses:
SOC 1305: Introduction to Sociology
SOC 3402: Social Statistics - Recommended for 2nd semester sophomores or 1st semester juniors
SOC 4381: Methods of Social Research - Recommended for 2nd semester juniors
SOC 4391: Social Theory - Take as 1st or 2nd semester senior
SOC 43C9: Senior Colloquium - Take as 1st or 2nd semester senior

In addition to the required courses above:
18 hours of 3000 and/or 4000-level sociology electives

Additional sociology courses may be added as electives. Courses in anthropology and social work do not apply toward a major in sociology. Sociology 1305 or consent of the instructor is prerequisite to all "4000" level sociology courses.

Degree Requirements for a Minor in Sociology

Twenty-one semester hours including the following required course:
SOC 1305: Introduction to Sociology

A minimum of 18 semester hours must be "3000" or "4000" level sociology courses. Sociology 1305 or consent of the instructor is prerequisite to all "4000" level sociology courses.