Sociology Major

The Major

The Sociology major is very flexible and caters to your individual interests. The major consists of 39 credits, including:

  • Introduction to Sociology 
  • Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology or  Peoples of the World 
  • Introduction to Statistics 
  • Sociological Theory 
  • Methods of Social Research 
  • Race and Ethnic Relations or SOCI 441 Social Stratification 
  • ANY 300 level or higher Sociology Elective 
  • Six departmental electives, four of which must be 300 level or higher (18 credits)

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work Program, graduates will be able to:

  • Think critically, write and speak effectively, and utilize library and internet resources.
  • Understand sociocultural perspectives, demonstrate cross-cultural awareness, and identify forms of social inequality and stratification.
  • Understand social science research methods and findings.
  • Acquire active/applied learning experiences.
  • Be prepared for careers and graduate school.