Curriculum - Sociology, BA


This is an unofficial description for this program. For official information check the Academic Catalog.

A minor is required with this major.

Requirements: (38 credits)

The five required core courses enable students to acquire fundamental analytical research skills and theoretical perspectives of the discipline.


19 credits of Sociology electives: 12 of which must be at the 300- and/or 400-level, and with no more than 6 credits at the 100-level.


Total Credit Hours: 38

Students wishing to major in sociology are required to meet with the department chair to pick up introductory materials and information, as well as to be assigned a faculty advisor. Substantive areas of study should be developed in conjunction with the student's departmental advisor. Independent studies and internship opportunities are available to qualified majors. Eligible students are encouraged to participate in Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honors Society.

Students are also required to successfully complete STAT 215.

Admissions Contact

Undergraduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Dr. A. Fiona Pearson
Ebenezer D. Bassett Hall 317-05

Academic Department