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2012-2013 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, BA

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Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Sociology include the following:

  1. Hours Required and General/College Requirements: A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
  2. Major Requirements: 39 hours in sociology, of which 30 must be advanced
    1. Sociology Core Curriculum (18 hours): SOCI 1510D, SOCI 3200D, SOCI 3220D, SOCI 3240D, SOCI 3280D, SOCI 4990D.  Note: Students must receive a “C” or better in sociology core curriulum classes
    2. 21 additional hours in sociology
  3. Minor Requirements: A minor requires at least 18 hours in a given subject, including 6 hours of advanced work. Specific course sequences for a minor are determined by the department offering the minor. A minor is not required BUT recommended in Psychology
  4. Electives: 27 hours with a minor or 45 hours without a minor
  5. Other Requirements:
    • Students must have a cumulative UNTD grade point average or transfer grade point average of 2.3 to declare sociology as a major
    • Minimum sociology grade point average of 2.5 and a grade point average of 2.0 overall is required for graduation
    • 31 hour residence requirement


Suggested Academic Plan

This is a suggested academic plan for full-time students. Students may make adjustments and consult the current Undergraduate Catalog for course prerequisites.

*Denotes classes that satisfy a requirement where there may be other class choices available, please see your advisor for full course list.

^ Denotes general Elective to be taken only if needed; please see your advisor for options.

{ } Denotes “double-dip” courses which count for both core and major

First Year

Second Year

Third Year

Fall (15 hours)

Spring (15 hours)

Fourth Year

Fall (15 hours)

  • SOCI Elective
  • SOCI Elective (UL)
  • SOCI Elective (UL)
  • General Elective (UL)
  • Minor Course (UL)

Spring (15 hours)

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