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Sociology Major Requirements

The numbers in parentheses adjacent to the course name are the number of course units earned upon satisfactory completion of the course.

I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS-10 units

The student must complete the General Education requirements of the College of Arts & Sciences.

II. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS –12 units

The following six courses are required of all Sociology majors:

SOCI 101: Introduction to Sociology (1)

SOCI 495: Sociological Theories (1)

SOCI 496: Social Research Methods (1)

SOCI 497: Methods and Styles of Social Science Communication (1)

SOCI 498Q: Tools for Quantitative Analysis (1)

SOCI 499: Senior Project (1)

One course in each of the following 3 areas:

Area 1: Social Institutions

SOCI 255S: Sociology of Families and Intimate Relationships (1)

SOCI 305S: Social Institutions (1)

SOCI 370S: Work, Occupations, and Professions (1)

SOCI 379: Sociology of Law (1)

Area 2: Social Issues and Inequality

SOCI 210B: How Americans Think (1)

SOCI 260S: Power and Evil (1)

SOCI 302: Criminology (1)

SOCI 304S: Social Inequality (1)

SOCI 307D: Race, Nationality, and Immigration

SOCI 312D: Gender and Society (1)

SOCI 355: Sociology of the City (1)

SOCI 363J-JS: Community-Based Research (1)

Area 3: Social Change

SOCI 215R: Population, Society, and Environment (1)

SOCI 263J: Community Organizing for Social Change (1)

SOCI 309: Collective Behavior and Social Movements (1)

SOCI 337: Sociology of Developing Societies (1)

SOCI 372: Social and Cultural Change (1)

Sociology majors must take three additional Sociology elective courses. Three of the six area and/or elective Sociology courses must be at the 300 level.

III. OTHER ELECTIVES

Units to total a minimum of 32