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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:
15 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

Eighteen semester hours including the following three required courses:
SOC 1305: Introduction to Sociology
SOC 4381: Methods of Social Research
SOC 4391: Social Theory

A minimum of 9 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. Soc 3402 or its equivalent is a prerequisite for Soc 4381.