Programs and Degrees

THREE MAJORS AVAILABLE

Note: This page provides a general overview of the programs.  Always consult the UCA Undergraduate Bulletin and speak with your major advisor regarding all major and university requirements.

Course descriptions can be found in the Undergraduate Bulletin

 

Major in Sociology–33 Hours

The degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science, with a major in sociology, requires the completion of 120 hours, including the general education component, degree requirements, major requirements listed below, a minor worked out with a minor advisor, 40 upper division hours, and a minimum 2.0 GPA overall, in the major, and in the minor. Students may declare a major in sociology after they have completed SOC 1300 with a grade of C or better.

SOCIOLOGY MAJOR CHECK LIST

 

Major in Criminology–39 Hours  

The degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science, with a major in criminology, requires the completion of 120 hours, including the general education component, degree requirements, major requirements listed below, a minor worked out with a minor advisor, 40 upper division hours, and a minimum 2.0 GPA overall, in the major, and in the minor. Students may declare a major in criminology after they have completed CRIM 2300 with a grade of C or better.

CRIMINOLOGY MAJOR CHECK LIST

Major in Anthropology–33 Hours

The degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science, with a major in anthropology, requires the completion of 120 hours, including the general education component, degree requirements, major requirements listed below, a minor worked out with a minor advisor, 40 upper division hours, and a minimum 2.0 GPA overall, in the major, and in the minor. Students may declare a major in anthropology after they have completed ANTH 1302 with a grade of C or better.

ANTHROPOLOGY MAJOR CHECK LIST

You may choose to double major by studying two fields of study within this department.

SOCIOLOGY & CRIMINOLOGY DOUBLE-MAJOR CHECK LIST

CRIMINOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY DOUBLE-MAJOR CHECK LIST

ANTHROPOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY DOUBLE-MAJOR CHECK LIST

 

THREE MINORS AVAILABLE

Minor in Sociology–18 Hours

A Minor in Sociology requires 18 hours of credit; nine of these hours must be upper division (3000 or 4000 level). Principles of Sociology, SOC 1300, is the prerequisite for all other sociology courses, with the exception of Social Problems, SOC 2325. Principles of Sociology does count toward the required 18 hours. Minors must maintain a 2.0 GPA in Sociology courses.

SOCIOLOGY MINOR CHECK LIST

Minor in Criminology–21 Hours

A Minor in Criminology requires 21 Hours; at least nine hours should be upper division (3000 or 4000 level). Both Principles of Sociology, SOC 1300, and Foundations of Criminal Justice, CRIM 2300, are required. Both of these classes are prerequisites to the elective courses, and both count toward the required 21 hours. Minors must maintain a 2.0 GPA in Criminology courses.

CRIMINOLOGY MINOR CHECK LIST

Minor in Anthropology–18 Hours

There are six required courses for the Minor in Anthropology, totaling 18 hours; nine of these hours must be upper division.  All Anthropology minors are required to take ANTH 1302, Introduction to Anthropology.  Anthropology minors must then choose and complete two courses from the Anthropology Core, which will ensure that students are trained from an anthropological perspective.  Students then must complete three additional courses from the Anthropology Core or from the designated electives.

ANTHROPOLOGY MINOR CHECK LIST

If you are declaring a major or minor in sociology, criminology, or anthropology (or changing your major or minor) please complete the online form on the UCA Academic Advising page https://uca.edu/advising/

Freshmen and sophomores are advised in the Academic Advising Center until they have completed 60 course hours.