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Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology (B.A.)


The Sociology program is anchored by two required course sequences-one in statistics and research methods, the other in social theory-that provide a solid grounding in the traditions and practices of the discipline. These are supplemented by a broad array of elective course offerings. Students majoring in sociology are required to take a minimum of 40 credits in sociology, including:


The department strongly encourages students to choose additional electives from related disciplines such as history, philosophy, political studies and psychology.

Concentration in Gender Studies

The department encourages majors with special interest in how conceptions of gender shape perceptions, interactions and social institutions, to pursue an interdisciplinary minor or concentration in gender studies. Sociology majors may complete a concentration; social work majors may earn a minor in Gender Studies.  For more information see Gender Studies  minor.