Sociology Degree (B.A.)

Why Major in Sociology?

The study of Sociology aids in your development of an understanding of social change, research design, data analysis, statistics, and theory. You also acquire a sense of history and of different ways of life. You will learn how individuals behave in organizations, families, and communities, and develop an understanding of the contexts within which social policy decisions are made and carried out.

Requirements for the Sociology Degree

Sociology Core Courses - 18-21 Credits

  • SOCI 0101 - Principles of Sociology
  • SOCI 0250 - Research Methods I
  • SOCI 0251 - Research Methods II
  • SOCI 0300 - Internship in Sociology
  •      GERO 0370  may be used to fulfill SOCI 300 for students who minor in Gerontology.
  • SOCI 0335 - Sociological Theory
  • SOCI 0390 - Capstone in Sociology

Sociology Electives - 18 Credits

  • minimum of 18 additional sociology credits

    Additional Graduation Requirements

    All students must meet the University Graduation Requirements and complete a common core of studies, distributed among the different academic areas as detailed in the Common Core .

      Clubs & Organizations

      Sociology Club

      The sociology club takes the study of society outside the classroom.