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Sociology Courses

New for Spring 2019

SOC 450: Males, Masculinity, and Violence

Dr. Henry Allen

Senseless male violence can burst forth anywhere, anytime. It is often exacerbated by distorted, or hateful notions of masculinity. Why does this horrendous political male violence occur? What can be done about it?

General Education Courses

  • SOC 115 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 251 Culture, Media, and Society
  • SOC 356 The Family
  • SOC 385 Social Change
    (for HNGR students only)

Full listing of Sociology courses in the College catalog.

Sociology Major (2014-2015 Catalog)

At least 36 hours including:

Required Core Courses (20 hours)

  • SOC 115 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 376 Sociological Theory
  • SOC 383 Statistics 
  • SOC 482 Social Research
  • SOC 494 Senior Capstone in Sociology

Required Core Electives

(at least 8 total hours, take at least 2 out of 3 courses)

  • SOC 337 Race and Ethnic Relations
  • SOC 347 Gender and Society
  • SOC 355 Social Class and Inequality

Electives

(at least 8 hours, must include at least one course in Anthropology)

  • Anthropology Elective (must have 1 class)
  • SOC 228 Sociology of Sexuality (2)
  • SOC 238 Contemporary Social Concerns (2)
  • SOC 241 Social Psychology
  • SOC 251 Culture, Media, and Society
  • SOC 321 Sociology of Economic Life
  • SOC 341 Social and Political Movements
  • SOC 356 The Family
  • SOC 359 American Suburbanization
  • SOC 364 Urban Sociology
  • SOC 366 Sociology of Religion
  • SOC 367 Crime and Delinquency
  • SOC 371 Asians in America
  • SOC 373 Sociology of Education
  • SOC 385 Social Change
  • SOC 399 Social Network Analysis
  • SOC 496 Internship in Sociology

Social Work Emphasis

4 hours required, 4-8 Internship

Don't need to take required core electives

  • SWEL 331 Introduction to Social Welfare (2)
  • SWEL 332 Human Services Practice (2)
  • SWEL 496 Internship in Social Work (4,8)

Course Sequencing:

Complete SOC 376 (Sociological Theory), SOC 383 (Statistics) and SOC 482 (Research Methods) by the end of your junior year.