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2007-2008 Academic Catalog 
2007-2008 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Sociology (B.A.)

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Bachelor of Arts

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:

Core Curriculum (34-46 credits)

Additional Requirements

Two additional 300 level courses in sociology
Three additional 400 level courses in sociology

Additional Requirements

Five additional courses from any social science or humanities discipline, or relevant substitutes, to be approved by the advisor, at least three of which must be at the 300 or 400 level.

Electives (8-20 credits)


Footnote 1: Cross listed with Anthropology

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