Nov 28, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Sociology, BA


A Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Sociology is designed to provide students with a solid foundation of knowledge for graduate study in sociology or for careers in a wide variety of fields including: education, social service, health, probation, criminal justice, and government.  The Department of Sociology and Psychology offers a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Sociology. In addition, students may also minor in Sociology.  The Department of Sociology and Psychology also supports the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree.

Program Coordinator: Dr. Adrian Tan, Email: Adrian.Tan@untdallas.edu
 

Building Blocks for the Degree


  1. Texas Core Curriculum: All students are required to complete 42 hours of the Texas Core Curriculum to earn a degree.
  2. Major Requirements: 18 hours of required courses and 21 hours of sociology courses from a selected concentration.
  3. Minor: A minor is not required but recommended in Psychology.
  4. Other Courses:   Students must have a minimum of 120 credit hours to graduate with a degree from UNTD.  Students may complete a minor, certificate program or general elective courses to meet this requirement.

 

Texas Core Curriculum, 42 hours


Courses with an asterisk (*) also count for the major.

  

Major Core Requirements, 18 hours

 

Major Concentrations, 21 hours


Select from the following 5 possible concentrations and complete the courses listed.

Concentration 1Family & Gender Studies

 

Concentration 2: Race & Ethnic Relations

 

Concentration 3: Sociology of Health

 

Concentration 4: Sports Studies

 

Concentration 5: General Sociology

  • Select two approved any level Sociology elective courses.
  • Select five approved advanced Sociology elective courses.

 

Additional UNTD Degree Requirements


  • All students must meet the General University Requirements as well as the major requirements.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Sociology major GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Grade of C or better in all SOCI courses