Major or Minor in Sociology

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.


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 (SOC)