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2016-17 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, B.A.


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NY State Program Code: 04181
HEGIS Code:
2208.00
CIP Code: 45.1101

(38 credits)*

New majors, except freshmen, must have a minimum University-wide average of C. New majors who are seniors must have had a minimum of three prior sociology courses, with a minimum average grade of C in these courses. Sociology majors must maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 in their sociology courses. Majors are also required to take five additional courses in sociology, and one course in anthropology. These courses must be selected with adviser’s approval. Students must complete the University General Education and College of Arts and Sciences language requirements.

*STEP students who replace one methods course with an elective graduate with 37 credits in the major.

Honors in Sociology

Students who graduate with a GPA of 3.5 or higher will be granted honors in sociology.

General Education


All students must satisfy the University’s General Education requirements , in addition to the requirements for the major. Students completing the B.A. degree in the College of Arts and Sciences must also satisfy the University’s foreign language requirement. There is no University requirement for a foreign language for the B.A. degree awarded by other schools of the University or for other bachelor’s degrees such as the B.S. or B.F.A.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Sociology


Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 38
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

  • SOC (0170) 100 - Introduction to Sociology Credits: 3.00
  • SOC (0170) 202 - Development of Sociological Thought Credits: 3.00
  • SOC (0170) 203 - Contemporary Sociological Theories Credits: 3.00
  • SOC (0170) 301 - Qualitative Research Methods Credits: 4.00 **
  • SOC (0170) 302 - Quantitative Research Methods Credits: 4.00 **
  • SOC (0170) 401 - Majors Seminar Credits: 3.00 (Capstone)2 **
  • Sociology Electives Credits: 15.00 1, Choose any five Sociology electives (EXCEPT for the Peace Studies courses 0170-110, 0170-111, 0170-287, and 0170-410), in consultation with an adviser.
  • Sociology majors must take at least two (2) 300-level electives of the five (5) electives required for the major.
  • Anthropology Elective Credits: 3.00 2
  • Level I-IV Language Credits: 0-12.00 3
  • **Students should check what semester courses are offered.

  • 1Choose any five Sociology electives (EXCEPT for the Peace Studies courses 0170-110, 0170-111, 0170-287, and 0170-410), in consultation with an adviser. 

  • 2Choose one Anthropology elective. 

  • 3Students may elect to sit for the language competency examination to be exempt from the foreign language requirement.

  • 4 Students who major in both Sociology and Criminal Justice can only count two (2) Criminal Justice courses in the Sociology Program as electives for the Sociology Major.  The other three (3) Sociology electives must be non- Criminal Justice courses in the department.

Semester Sequence


Degree: B.A.
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 38
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

 
Requirements
Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
SOC (0170) 100 Introduction to Sociology 3  or ✓            
SOC (0170) 202 Development of Sociological Thought 3       ✓          
SOC (0170) 203 Contemporary Sociological Theories 3        ✓        
**SOC (0170) 301 Qualitative Research Methods1 4          ✓      
**SOC (0170) 302 Quantitative Research Methods1 4            ✓    
**SOC (0170) 401 Majors Seminar (Capstone) 3                ✓
Sociology Electives2 15                
Anthropology Elective3 3                
Level I-IV Language 4 0-12  ✓  or ✓   ✓  or ✓  ✓ or ✓   ✓ or ✓

**Students should check which semester courses are offered.
1STEP students may replace one methods course with an additional elective
2Choose any five Sociology electives (EXCEPT the Peace Studies courses 0170-110, 0170-111, 0170-287, and 0170-410), in consultation with an adviser. Sociology majors must take at least two (2) 300-level electives of the five (5) electives required for the major.
3Choose one Anthropology elective.
4Students may elect to sit for the language competency examination to be exempt from the foreign language requirement.

5Students who major in both Sociology and Criminal Justice can only count two (2) Criminal Justice courses in the Sociology Program as electives for the Sociology Major.  The other three (3) Sociology electives must be non- Criminal Justice courses in the department.
 

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