Sociology (BS) - General Track

Program of Study

Core IMPACTS Area : Institutional Priorities 14-5
Choose one of the following communication options3
Public Speaking
Foreign Language Course Options
AMSL, ARAB, CHIN, FREN, GERM, GREK, ITAL, JAPN, KREN, LATIN, PORT, SPAN - 1001, 1002, 2001, 2002; SWAH - 1001, 1002.
Take one of the following courses1-2
Scholarship Across the Disciplines
Introduction to Servant Leadership
Perspectives 1-hour
Perspectives 2-hour
Core IMPACTS Area : Mathematics & Quantitative Skills 13-7
DATA 1501Introduction to Data Science 3
MATH 1001Quantitative Skills and Reasoning3
MATH 1101Introduction to Mathematical Modeling3
MATH 1111College Algebra3
MATH 1113Pre-Calculus4
MATH 1125Applied Calculus3
MATH 1131Calculus with Analytic Geometry I4
MATH 1132Calculus with Analytic Geometry II4
MATH 1165Computer-Assisted Problem Solving3
MATH 1401Introduction to Statistics3
MATH 1501Calculus I4
MATH 2125Introduction to Discrete Mathematics3
STAT 1401Elementary Statistics3
Core IMPACTS Area : Political Science and U.S. History 6
HIST 2111U. S. History to 18653
or HIST 2112 U. S. History since 1865
POLS 1101American Government3
Core IMPACTS Area : Arts, Humanities, and Ethics 6
Select one Fine Arts course3
Art Appreciation
Introduction to the History of Art I– Prehistoric through Gothic
Introduction to the History of Art II– Renaissance through Modern
Music Appreciation
Theatre Appreciation
Comparative Arts 2
Select one Humanities course3
World Literature I
World Literature II
The Western Intellectual Tradition
Introduction to Digital Humanities
Introduction to Philosophy
Comparative Arts 2
Core IMPACTS Area : Communicating in Writing 6
ENGL 1101English Composition I3
ENGL 1102English Composition II3
Core IMPACTS Area : Technology, Mathematics, and Sciences 1,37-11
ANTH 1145Human Origins3
ASTR 1105Descriptive Astronomy: The Solar System3
ASTR 1106Descriptive Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies3
ASTR 1305Descriptive Astronomy Lab1
ATSC 1112Understanding the Weather3
ATSC 1112LUnderstanding the Weather Lab1
BIOL 1125Contemporary Issues in Biology Non-Lab3
BIOL 1215KIntroductory Biology4
BIOL 1225KContemporary Issues in Biology with Lab4
CHEM 1151
1151L
Survey of Chemistry I
and Survey of Chemistry I Lab
4
CHEM 1152
1152L
Survey of Chemistry II
and Survey of Chemistry II Lab
4
CHEM 1211
1211L
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry I Lab
4
CHEM 1212
1212L
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry II Lab
4
CPSC 1105Introduction to Computing Principles and Technology3
CPSC 1301KComputer Science I4
ENVS 1105Environmental Studies3
ENVS 1105LEnvironmental Studies Laboratory1
ENVS 1205KSustainability and the Environment4
GEOG 2215Introduction to the Geographic Information Systems3
GEOL 1110Natural Disasters: Our Hazardous Environment3
GEOL 1121Introductory Geoscience I: Physical Geology3
GEOL 1121LIntroductory Geoscience I: Physical Geology Lab1
GEOL 1122Introductory Geo-sciences II: Historical Geology3
GEOL 1322Introductory Geo-sciences II: Historical Geology Lab1
GEOL 2225The Fossil Record4
PHYS 1111
PHYS 1311
Introductory Physics I
and Introductory Physics I Lab
4
PHYS 1112
PHYS 1312
Introductory Physics II
and Introductory Physics II Lab
4
PHYS 1125Physics of Color and Sound3
PHYS 1325Physics of Color and Sound Lab1
PHYS 2211
PHYS 2311
Principles of Physics I
and Principles of Physics I Lab
4
PHYS 2212
PHYS 2312
Principles of Physics II
and Principles of Physics II Lab
4
Core IMPACTS Area : Social Sciences6
Select one Behavioral Science course
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Moral Philosophy
Introduction to General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Select one World Cultures course3
Discovering Archaeology
Cultural Anthropology
Ancient World Civilizations
Language and Culture
Language and Culture
World Regional Geography
World History to 1500
World History since 1500
Understanding Non-Western Cultures
Core IMPACTS Total Hours42
Health and Wellness3
KINS 1106Lifetime Wellness2
or PHED 1205 Concepts of Fitness
Select one of the following1
Any PEDS course
Body Mapping (Music Majors Only)
1

The hours applied in the Institutional Priorities; Mathematics & Quantitative Skills; and Technology, Mathematics, and Sciences areas must add to 18 credit hours. 

2

ITDS 1145 Comparative Arts, though listed under both Fine Arts and Humanities, may be taken only once. 

3

At least 4 of the credit hours in this area must be in a lab science course.

Major Requirements

Core Requirements
Complete the core requirements for this program45
Core Total45
Field of Study Requirements
Minimum grade of C is required
SOCI 1101Introduction to Sociology3
SOCI 1168Social Problems3
SOCI 2126Introduction to Social Work and Welfare3
Select 9 credits from Field of Study Requirements9
Cultural Anthropology
Discovering Archaeology
Introduction to Forensic Anthropology
Human Origins
Ancient World Civilizations
Language and Culture
Human Skeletal Analysis
Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, 2002
Introduction to Computing Principles and Technology
Computer Science I
Computer Science II
Computer Organization
Data Structures
Internet Programming
Selected Topics in Computer Science
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
World Regional Geography
Introduction to the Geographic Information Systems
World History to 1500
World History since 1500
U. S. History to 1865
U. S. History since 1865
Quantitative Skills and Reasoning
Introduction to Mathematical Modeling
College Algebra
Pre-Calculus
Applied Calculus
Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
Calculus with Analytic Geometry II
Computer-Assisted Problem Solving
Introduction to Linear Algebra
Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
Calculus with Analytic Geometry 3
Introduction to Philosophy
Critical Thinking
Moral Philosophy
Formal Logic
Introduction to Political Science
State and Local Government
Global Issues
Introduction to General Psychology
Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
Elementary Statistics
Field of Study Requirements Total18
Required for the Major
Minimum grade of C is required
SOCI 3103Sociological Theory3
SOCI 3111Social Research Methods3
SOCI 3165Social Stratification and Inequality3
SOCI 3114Community Engagement Techniques3
SOCI 4796Sociology Capstone3
Required for the Major Total15
Major Electives
Minimum grade of C is required
Select 24 hours of SOCI courses at the 3000 level or higher24
Major Electives Total24
General Electives
Select 21 credits21
General Electives Total21
Total Credit Hours123

Program Map

On Campus Program Map

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
ENGL 1101 English Composition I (minimum grade of C) 3
Select one of the following: 3
Elementary Statistics (Recommended)  
Quantitative Skills and Reasoning  
Introduction to Mathematical Modeling  
College Algebra  
Pre-Calculus  
Applied Calculus  
Calculus with Analytic Geometry I  
Area B1COMM 1110 Public Speaking or foreign language 1001, 1002, 2001, 2002 3
POLS 1101 American Government 3
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology (minimum grade of C) 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
Area FElective (minimum grade of C) * 3
ENGL 1102 English Composition II (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA B2Seminar(s) 1 2
AREA CAny Fine Arts 3
KINS 1106
Lifetime Wellness
or Concepts of Fitness
or Concepts of Fitness for Online Students
2
SOCI 1168 Social Problems (minimum grade of C) 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Year
Fall
HIST 2111
U. S. History to 1865
or U. S. History since 1865
3
AREA DAny Science with Lab 4
DATA 1501 Introduction to Data Science (Recommended) 3
or other math/science/tech course
 
AREA HSociology 3000/4000 Program Elective (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA IElective 3
 Credit Hours16
Spring
AREA CAny Humanities 3
AREA EBehavioral Science 2 3
AREA DAny Science without Lab 3
AREA HSociology 3000/4000 Program Elective (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA IElective 3
Any PEDS 1
 Credit Hours16
Third Year
Fall
SOCI 3103 Sociological Theory (minimum grade of C) 3
SOCI 3165 Social Stratification and Inequality (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA EAny World Cultures 3
AREA HSociology 3000/4000 Elective (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA IElective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
SOCI 3114 Community Engagement Techniques (minimum grade of C) 3
SOCI 3111 Social Research Methods (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA HSelect two Sociology 3000/4000 Electives (minimum grade of C) 6
AREA IElective 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
Fall
AREA HSelect two Sociology 3000/4000 Electives (minimum grade of C) 6
AREA FSelect two Electives (minimum grade of C) 6
AREA IElective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
SOCI 4796 Sociology Capstone (Satisfactory grade required) 3
AREA FElective (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA HSociology 3000/4000 Electives (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA IElectives 6
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours123
*

Area F Electives: Select 12 hours from the following choices: ANTH 1105, 1107, 1109, 1145, 2105, 2136, 2137, 2205 (4 hrs); Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, 2002; CPSC 1105, 1301K (4 hrs), 1302, 2105, 2108, 2125, 2555; ECON 2105, 2106; GEOG 1101, 2215 (4 hrs); HIST 1111,1112, 2111, 2112; MATH 1001, 1101, 1111, 1113 (4 hrs), 1125, 1131 (4 hrs), 1132 (4 hrs), 1165, 2115, 2125, 2135 (4 hrs); PHIL 2010, 2020, 2030, 2500; POLS 2101, 2201, 2401; PSYC 1101, 2103, 2125, 2127; SOCI 2126; STAT 1401
 

1

Choose from the following B2 courses:

ITDS 1779 Scholarship Across Disciplines

LEAD 1705 Introduction to Servant Leadership

PERS 1506 Perspectives 1-hour

PERS 1507 Perspectives 2-hours

2

Except SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology and PSYC 1101 Introduction to General Psychology, which are required in Area F.

Online Program Map

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
ENGL 1101 English Composition I (minimum grade of C) 3
Select one of the following: 3
Elementary Statistics (Recommended)  
Quantitative Skills and Reasoning  
Introduction to Mathematical Modeling  
College Algebra  
Pre-Calculus  
Applied Calculus  
Calculus with Analytic Geometry I  
Area B1COMM 1110 Public Speaking or foreign language 1001, 1002, 2001, 2002 3
POLS 1101 American Government 3
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology (minimum grade of C) 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
Area FElective (minimum grade of C) * 3
ENGL 1102 English Composition II (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA B2Seminar(s) 1 2
AREA CAny Fine Arts 3
PHED 1206 Concepts of Fitness for Online Students (online) 2
SOCI 1168 Social Problems (minimum grade of C) 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Year
Fall
HIST 2111
U. S. History to 1865
or U. S. History since 1865
3
AREA DAny Science with Lab 4
DATA 1501 Introduction to Data Science (Recommended) 3
or other math/science/tech course
 
AREA HSelect two Sociology 3000/4000 Program Electives (minimum grade of C) 6
 Credit Hours16
Spring
AREA CAny Humanities 3
AREA EBehavioral Science 2 3
AREA DAny Science without Lab 3
SOCI 3103 Sociological Theory (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA IElective 3
PEDS 1310 Fitness Walking for Online Students (online) 1
 Credit Hours16
Third Year
Fall
SOCI 3165 Social Stratification and Inequality (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA EAny World Cultures 3
AREA FElective (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA HSociology 3000/4000 Program Elective (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA IElective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
Choose one of the following: 3
Social Research Methods (minimum grade of C)  
CRJU 3117
minimum grade of C  
CRJU 3107 Statistics for Criminal Justice and Sociology (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA HSelect two Sociology 3000/4000 Program Electives (minimum grade of C) 6
AREA IElective 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
Fall
AREA HSelect two Sociology 3000/4000 Program Electives (minimum grade of C) 6
AREA FSelect two Area F Electives (minimum grade of C) 6
AREA IElective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
SOCI 4796 Sociology Capstone (Satisfactory grade required) 3
AREA FElective (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA HSociology 3000/4000 Program Electives (minimum grade of C) 3
AREA ISelect two Area I Electives 6
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours123
*

Area F Electives: Select 12 hours from the following choices: ANTH 1105, 1107, 1109, 1145, 2105, 2136, 2137, 2205 (4 hrs); Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, 2002; CPSC 1105, 1301K (4 hrs), 1302, 2105, 2108, 2125, 2555; ECON 2105, 2106; GEOG 1101, 2215 (4 hrs); HIST 1111,1112, 2111, 2112; MATH 1001, 1101, 1111, 1113 (4 hrs), 1125, 1131 (4 hrs), 1132 (4 hrs), 1165, 2115, 2125, 2135 (4 hrs); PHIL 2010, 2020, 2030, 2500; POLS 2101, 2201, 2401; PSYC 1101, 2103, 2125, 2127; SOCI 2126; STAT 1401

1

Choose from the following B2 courses:

ITDS 1779 Scholarship Across Disciplines

LEAD 1705 Introduction to Servant Leadership

PERS 1506 Perspectives 1-hour

PERS 1507 Perspectives 2-hours

2

Except SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology and PSYC 1101 Introduction to General Psychology, which are required in Area F.

Admission Requirements

There are no program specific admission requirements.

Additional Program Requirements

There are no program specific academic regulations.