Sociology Major

For a 30-credit major in Sociology, students complete the following:

SOCI 1100Introduction to Sociology3
SOCI 3600Methods of Research Design4
SOCI 3610Statistics: Social and Political Data Analysis4
SOCI 3700Classical Social Theory3
SOCI 3710Contemporary Social Theory3
Select five elective courses in Sociology and Anthropology 115
Total Credits32


Students may elect to take Field Work Placement for one or two semesters in their senior year in addition to fulfilling the basic requirements of their major. Our internship coordinator, Dr. Rose Rodrigues works with students to identify compelling internship opportunities and to integrate the internship experience into the Sociology & Anthropology curriculum. Students initiate the process for an internship during the registration period prior to the desired internship semester.

Sociology Major with a Minor in Educational Studies

Students majoring in sociology may also minor in educational studies. Please contact Dr. Rachelle Brunn-Bevel in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology for additional information for minoring in education as a sociology major.

Magis Core Curriculum

Beginning with the Class of 2023, all undergraduate students will be required to complete the Magis Core Curriculum. Please refer to the Curricula section of this undergraduate catalog for a detailed explanation of the Magis Core.