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General Sociology Concentration Criminology and Social Justice Concentration
Education and Society Concentration  Social Service Concentration 

B.A. in Sociology (General Sociology Concentration) 

Students interested in pursuing a sociology major are encouraged to take at least 3 sociology credits every semester. This will allow us to develop a working relationship as soon as possible in the student’s undergraduate career.

Year 1
FYE 101 The First-Year Experience 1 credit
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 3 credits
Modern Language and Literature Core 6 credits
Mathematics Core 3 credits
Humanities and Social Science Core 3 credits
SOC 301 Social Problems 3 credits
Sociology Elective 3 credits
Open Electives 3 credits
TOTAL 31 credits

Year 2
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Natural Science Core 3 credits
Introduction to Ethics – Philosophy Core 3 credits
Introduction to Religion Core 3 credits
SOC 304 Globalization and Inequality 3 credits
SOC 399 Sociology of Gender 3 credits
Sociology Concentration Course 3 credits
Open Electives 6 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 3
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Natural Science or Mathematics Core 3 credits
SOC 324 Sociological Theories 3 credits
Sociology Concentration Courses 3 credits
Open Electives 15 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 4
Religious Studies Topics Core 3 credits
SOC 307 Research Methods 3 credits
SOC 416 Senior Seminar 3 credits
Sociology Concentration Course 3 credits
Open Electives 18 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Total credits for Graduation: 121

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B.A. in Sociology (Criminology and Justice Concentration)
Year 1
FYE 101 The First-Year Experience 1 credit
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 3 credits
Modern Language and Literature Core 6 credits
Mathematics Core 3 credits
Humanities and Social Science Core 3 credits
SOC 309 Criminology 3 credits
Sociology Elective 3 credits
Open Electives 3 credits
TOTAL 31 credits

Year 2
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Natural Science Core 3 credits
Introduction to Ethics – Philosophy Core 3 credits
Introduction to Religion Core 3 credits
SOC 304 Globalization and Inequality 3 credits
SOC 361 Foundations of Justice 3 credits
Sociology Concentration Course 3 credits
Open Electives 6 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 3
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Natural Science or Mathematics Core 3 credits
SOC 324 Sociological Theories 3 credits
SOC 364 Criminal Law and Society 3 credits
Sociology Concentration Courses 3 credits
Open Electives 15 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 4
Religious Studies Topics Core 3 credits
SOC 307 Research Methods 3 credits
SOC 416 Senior Seminar 3 credits
Sociology Concentration Course 3 credits
Open Electives 15 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Total credits for Graduation: 121

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B.A. in Sociology (Education and Society Concentration) 

Year 1
FYE 101 The First-Year Experience 1 credit
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 3 credits
Modern Language and Literature Core 6 credits
Mathematics Core 3 credits
Humanities and Social Science Core 3 credits
SOC 302 Race and Ethnicity 3 credits
Sociology Elective 3 credits
Open Electives 3 credits
TOTAL 31 credits

Year 2
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Natural Science Core 3 credits
Introduction to Ethics – Philosophy Core 3 credits
Introduction to Religion Core 3 credits
SOC 304 Globalization and Inequality 3 credits
SOC 302 Race and Ethnicity 3 credits
Sociology Concentration Course 3 credits
Open Electives 6 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 3
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Natural Science or Mathematics Core 3 credits
SOC 324 Sociological Theories 3 credits
SOC 306 The Family 3 credits
Sociology Concentration Courses 3 credits
Open Electives 15 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 4
Religious Studies Topics Core 3 credits
SOC 307 Research Methods 3 credits
SOC 416 Senior Seminar 3 credits
Sociology Concentration Course 3 credits
Open Electives 15 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Total credits for Graduation: 121

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B.A. in Sociology (Social Service Concentration) 

Year 1
FYE 101 The First-Year Experience 1 credit
ENGL 110 Writing in Context I (fall) 3 credits
ENGL 120 Writing in Context II (spring) 3 credits
Freshman Seminar 3 credits
Modern Language and Literature Core 6 credits
Mathematics Core 3 credits
Humanities and Social Science Core 3 credits
SOC 302 Race and Ethnicity 3 credits
Sociology Elective 3 credits
Open Electives 3 credits
TOTAL 31 credits

Year 2
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Natural Science Core 3 credits
Introduction to Ethics – Philosophy Core 3 credits
Introduction to Religion Core 3 credits
SOC 304 Globalization and Inequality 3 credits
SOC 210 Introduction to Social Work 3 credits
SOC 212 Social Work Practice I 3 credits
Open Electives 6 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 3
Humanities or Social Science Core 3 credits
Natural Science or Mathematics Core 3 credits
SOC 324 Sociological Theories 3 credits
Sociology Concentration Courses 6 credits
Open Electives 15 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Year 4
Religious Studies Topics Core 3 credits
SOC 307 Research Methods 3 credits
SOC 416 Senior Seminar 3 credits
SOC 375 Internship 3 credits
Sociology Concentration Course 3 credits
Open Electives 15 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

Total credits for Graduation: 121

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