Major in Sociology
Students admitted to CCSU and who declare Sociology as a major must complete 38 course credits in Sociology. This includes completing 19 credits in the required core courses:
|SOC 110||Introductory Sociology||3 credits|
|SOC 111||Social Problems||3 credits|
After completing SOC 110 and 6 additional elective credits, majors will then have the prerequistites necessary to take:
|SOC 300||Sociological Theory||4 credits|
|SOC 310||Research Methods||4 credits|
Students must also complete 4 credits consisting of one of the advanced research methods courses. (SOC 310 is a prerequisite for all advanced research methods courses. SOC 310 cannot be taken concurrently with any of the advanced research methods courses).
|SOC 410||Quantitative Research Methods||4 credits|
|SOC 411||Oral History for the Social Sciences||4 credits|
|SOC 412||Qualitative Research Methods||4 credits|
|SOC 413||Community Research Methods
(Must be taken concurrently with SOC 477 Community Research Topics)
Students finish the core required courses by taking the 4 credit capstone course. (Completion of an advanced research methods course is a prerequisite for the SOC 499 Senior Seminar. Advanced research methods courses and SOC 499 cannot be taken concurrently).
|SOC 499||Senior Seminar in Sociology||4 credits|
Additionally, students must complete at least 19 credits of sociology electives, which must include at least 12 course credits at the 300 or 400 level, as well as complete:
|STAT 215||Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences||3 credits|
Please note that the prerequisite for STAT 215 is either 1. Completion of MATH 101 (or a more advanced math course) with a grade of C- or higher; or 2. passing the Math placement exam.