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(Archive) Sociology (SOCBA)

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1988
End Date: Spring Semester 1999

Sociology (SOCBA) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR BARRETT A. LEE, Head

Students may choose either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree program. The B.A. degree program provides a basic orientation to the field as a whole, study of its development and principles, training in methodology and study in depth of a major area of the discipline. It provides knowledge that is useful in a career in varied work settings as well as providing the foundation needed for graduate study in sociology of related fields.

SOCIOLOGY MINOR: Students must take SOC 001 GS(3), 007(3), and 405(3), and select 6 credits in one of the following areas (at least 3 at the 400 level): demography, ecology, environment; deviance and criminology; social institutions; social organization and social change; or social psychology. (See department list for specific courses in each of the areas.) Students must take 3 additional credits in sociology at the 400 level for a total of 18 credits.

For the B.A. degree in Sociology, a minimum of 124 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(0-4 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

ELECTIVES: 20-24 credits

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in front of Bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 34 credits[1]
(This includes 0-4 credits of General Education GQ courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (9 credits)
SOC 001 GS(3), 007(3) (Sem: 1-4)
SOC 405(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (25 credits)
SOC 470(4) or STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-8)
Select 12 credits in one of the following areas (at least 6 credits must be at the 400 level): (Sem: 1-8)
--a. Demography, Ecology, Environment: SOC 015 GS(3), 023 GS(3), 047(3), 408(3), 423(3), 447(3), 454(3), or 473(3)
--b. Deviance and Criminology: SOC 005 GS(3), 012 GS(3), 013 GS(3), 406(3), 412(3), 414(3), or 417(3)
--c. Social Institutions: SOC 030 GS(3), 309(3), 401(3), 416(3), 430(3), 446(3), or 461(3)
--d. Social Organization and Social Change: SOC 055 GS(3), 119 GS;DF(4), 424(3), 429(3), 432(3), 435(3), 444(3), or 455(3)
--e. Social Psychology: SOC 003 GS(3), 403(3), 404(3), 432(3), or 436(4)
Select 9 additional credits in sociology at the 400 level (Sem: 1-8)

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[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.


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The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1988

Blue Sheet Item #: 16-10-056

Review Date: 6/2/99 (General Education Update)

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