In addition to the possibility of pursuing advanced graduate work in sociology or related fields, majors are trained for employment in international development agencies, government, non-governmental organizations or the private sector in social and community services or research and managerial positions.
In order to declare the major in sociology, students must pass SOC 201 with at least a “B”. Continuation within the major is dependent on maintaining at least 2.5 GPA within their concentration requirements. Students must take SOC 495 in their last full academic year. Courses at the 500-level are also open to selected advanced undergraduates.
A total of 120 credits is required for the bachelor’s degree in sociology: