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  Dec 17, 2017
 
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology


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Hegis Code 2208

The study of sociology provides students with valuable information and techniques that are applicable many professional careers. Students interested in careers in primary and secondary education, law, social work, health care, business, marketing, public service, and higher education find considerable value in the sociological perspective. The courses offered attempt to meet the varied needs of the student body.

Hence, the three major goals of sociology are:

  1. To provide the student with an understanding of the sociological perspective and its universal application to human behavior;
  2. To provide the student with skills and knowledge needed for professional careers and/or graduate school; and
  3. To expose the student to the diverse orientations within the discipline of sociology.

Program Requirements for Sociology Major


Students majoring in sociology must take a minimum of 33 credits in the discipline and maintain a cumulative average of C or better.

Note


  may be used as credit toward the sociology major.

SOC 1010  is a prerequisite for all 2000, 3000 and 4000 level courses.

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