Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology


33 Credit hours in Sociology: 12 hours of core courses, 21 hours of Sociology electives and 18 hours of related courses.

Required Sociology Courses

SOC 2000 ProSeminar in Sociology I, 1 hour
SOC 3270 Social Research Methods, 3 hours
SOC 3290 Social Statistics, 3 hours
SOC 4000 ProSeminar in Sociology II, 2 hours
SOC 4040 Classical Theory, 3 hours

Sociology Electives

21 hours of additional Sociology elective courses. 
Note: 15 of the 21 elective hours must be completed at the 3000 and/or 4000 level.

*Students should discuss their personal and professional interests with the undergraduate advisor (see below) before selecting elective courses to complete the major.

Related Hours

The requirement of 18 related hours is met with electives taken from at least four of the following disciplines: Africana Studies, Anthropology, Communications, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology and Women's and Gender Studies.

Fifteen (15) of these hours must be taken at the 3000 or 4000 level. Students may not take P/NC in major or related courses.

For information on the Honors in Sociology, click here.

For more information, please contact:

Undergraduate Advisor: Dr. Dwight Haase
Phone: 419-530-5574 

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Last Updated: 6/27/22