Sociology, Bachelor of Science

Requirements

Core Required Courses
SOC 1010INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY3
ANTH 1050INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY3
SOC 2120SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY3
SOC 2130SOCIAL STATISTICS3
SOC 2134SOCIAL STATISTICS LAB1
SOC 3510RESEARCH METHODS3
SOC 3514RESEARCH METHODS LAB1
SOC 4900SENIOR THESIS4
Additional Courses
Select one of the following options:12
Option 1:
Select one upper-level ANTH course (3 credits)
Select three upper-level SOC courses (9 credits)
Option 2:
Select a Concentration (12 credits)
Additional Requirements for the B.S. Degree
Students in the B.S. degree program are required to complete 15 hours of cognate coursework, a field of specialization outside of sociology based on their interests and/or career aspirations. Cognates are designed by the student in consultation with the undergraduate adviser.
Total Credits33

Concentration in Anthropology

Required Courses
ANTH 3910INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY3
ANTH 3920ESSENTIALS OF ARCHAEOLOGY3
ANTH 4210CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY3
Additional Course
Select one of the following:3
CULTURES OF AFRICAN PEOPLE
PEOPLES AND CULTURES OF NATIVE NORTH AMERICA
WORLD CULTURES AND PEOPLES (AREA ETHNOGRAPHY)
NORTH AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY
ETHNOMEDICINES OF THE AMERICAS
ENVIRONMENTAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND NATIVE PEOPLES OF THE GREAT PLAINS
TOPICS IN ETHNOLOGY
ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESEARCH
SEMINAR IN ANTHROPOLOGICAL PROBLEMS
Total Credits12

Concentration in Families and Inequality

Required Courses
SOC 4150AMERICAN FAMILY PROBLEMS3
ANTH 4210CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY3
Additional Courses
Select two of the following:6
WORLD POPULATION AND SOCIAL ISSUES
SOCIOLOGY OF FATHERHOOD
WORK & FAMILY
LAW, THE FAMILY, AND PUBLIC POLICY
CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN SOCIOLOGY
One of the following courses may be substituted for one of the "additional courses" listed above:
SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER
SOCIAL STRATIFICATION
RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS IN THE U.S.
Total Credits12

Concentration in Health and Society

Required Courses
ANTH 4240MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY3
SOC 3820MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY3
Additional Courses
Select two of the following:6
WORLD POPULATION AND SOCIAL ISSUES
SOCIOLOGY OF THE BODY
WOMEN'S HEALTH AND ISSUES OF DIVERSITY
CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN SOCIOLOGY
SOCIOLOGY OF MENTAL HEALTH & ILLNESS
ETHNOMEDICINES OF THE AMERICAS
SEMINAR IN ANTHROPOLOGICAL PROBLEMS
One of the following courses may be substituted for one of the "additional courses" listed above:
SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER
SOCIAL STRATIFICATION
INTRODUCTION TO LGBTQ STUDIES
RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS IN THE U.S.
Total Credits12

Concentration in Inequality and Social Justice

Required Course
SOC 4740SOCIAL JUSTICE AND SOCIAL CHANGE3
Additional Courses
Select three of the following:9
SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER
SOCIAL STRATIFICATION
INTRODUCTION TO LGBTQ STUDIES
RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS IN THE U.S.
One of the following courses may be substituted for one of the "additional courses" listed above:
WORLD POPULATION AND SOCIAL ISSUES
SOCIETY, ENVIRONMENT, AND RESOURCE CONSERVATION
SOCIOLOGY OF LATIN AMERICA
COLLECTIVE BEHAVIOR
URBAN SOCIOLOGY
LATINO/A MIGRATION IN THE WORLD ECONOMY
CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN SOCIOLOGY
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
ENVIRONMENTAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND NATIVE PEOPLES OF THE GREAT PLAINS
SEMINAR IN ANTHROPOLOGICAL PROBLEMS
Total Credits12

Concentration in Work and Organizations

Required Courses
SOC 3610SOCIAL ORGANIZATION3
SOC 3800WORK AND SOCIETY3
Additional Courses
Select two of the following:6
WORLD POPULATION AND SOCIAL ISSUES
COLLECTIVE BEHAVIOR
WORK & FAMILY
SOCIAL DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
SOCIOLOGY OF FORMAL ORGANIZATIONS
CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN SOCIOLOGY
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
One of the following courses may be substituted for one of the "additional courses" listed above:
SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER
SOCIAL STRATIFICATION
INTRODUCTION TO LGBTQ STUDIES
RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS IN THE U.S.
Total Credits12