Major Requirements

Major: Sociology (BA)

Course Number And Title

Sem. Hrs.

One of the following:
SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology
SOC 270: Social Problems*
4
SOC 345: Foundations of Sociology 4
SOC 350: Introduction to Social Research 4
One of the following:
SOC 353: Applied Sociology*
SOC 480: Senior Research Project
4
SOC 488: Senior Capstone 4
Two additional SOC courses at the 300/400 level 8
Three additional courses at any level, including one or two from the allied course list 12
SOC electives:
SOC 110, 215, 227, 237, 251, 303, 308, 311, 336, 351, 360, 400, 418, 460
*Students seeking an applied emphasis should consider taking these courses.
 

Internship (optional)
SOC 483 Internship Preparation
SOC 484 Internship in Sociology

10
Suggested Allied Courses (see advisor):
ENVS 106: Humans, the Environment & Sustainability
INST 123: Service Learning in Hampton Roads I
INST 124: Service Learning in Hampton Roads II
GEOG 112: Cultural Geography -OR -GEOG 113: Human Geography
SW 361: Human Sexuality
SW 402: Women on the Brink
HIST 451: History of the Holocaust
MATH 210: Introductory Statistics -OR -MATH 310: Statistical Models
PHIL 272/372:Beyond the Western Tradition -OR -PHIL 292/392: Alternative Futures
POLS 103: Global Realities -OR -POLS 353: Globalization & its Discontents
PSY 227: Social Psychology
RELST 116: World Religions
RELST 140: Religion in American Culture-OR -RELST 250: Religion & Popular Culture
SPAN 210: Hispanic Myths/Rituals -OR -SPAN 265: U.S. Latino Culture
TH 375: Images of Women in Theatre & Film
 
   
Total without Internship 40

This list is merely suggestive and is up-dated regularly. Students should consult their advisors and choose allied courses suited to their academic and career interests.

Minor Requirements: Sociology

Course Number And Title

Sem. Hrs.

One of the following:
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 270 Social Problems
4
Two Sociology courses at the 200 level or above 8
Two Sociology courses at the 300/400 level 8
Total 20