Major: A minimum of eleven course credits. Ten in Sociology, which include SOC 101 or SOC 102, 483, 484, 487; and a minimum of three 300-level courses; and one statistics course (STA 201 or 347-348). One course credit in individualized research (SOC 290/390 or 485) and one course credit in internship (SOC 280/380) may count toward the major.

Students planning to attend graduate school are encouraged to include an individual research project (SOC 290/390 or 485) in their major. Students planning careers in human services are encouraged to include an internship (SOC 280/380) in their major.

NoteStudents may not combine a major in Sociology with the joint major in Sociology and Anthropology.

Teaching Major: Same as above. In addition to the foregoing requirements, prospective teachers must also apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program (preferably at the start of their sophomore year) and complete coursework leading to secondary certification described under Education. Prospective teachers should request a current list of the specific course requirements from the Education Office.

Second Teaching Area in Sociology: The following program in conjunction with a teaching major in Anthropology (individualized major), Economics and Business, History, Politics, or Psychology will enable the student to apply for certification to teach both the major subject and Sociology: four course credits in Sociology approved by the chair of the Department.

Second Teaching Area in Sociology: The following program in conjunction with a teaching major in Anthropology (individualized major), Economics and Business, History, Politics, or Psychology will enable the student to apply for certification to teach both the major subject and Sociology: four course credits in Sociology approved by the chair of the Department.

Minor: A minimum of six course credits in Sociology which include SOC 101 or SOC 102, 483, 484, and a minimum of two 300-level courses. SOC 280/380, 290/390, and 485 may not be counted toward the minor. Note: The Sociology minor is not available to students with a Sociology and Anthropology major.