The goal of the department is to serve the general education program; provide the opportunity to give students a minor in sociology; provide courses to meet requirements in other programs; offer courses that are transferable; offer the courses to allow student seeking teaching credentials in sociology and permit sociology to be selected as a concentration within a comprehensive major.
The successful student will:
- Explain and apply the concept of a sociological perspective to the understanding of society, groups, social structures, and human behavior.
- Identify processes and techniques of data collection about human behavior.
- Identify, describe, and explain how external social forces influence the individual to create a sociological perspective.
- Distinguish between micro and macro levels of interaction and their effects on the individual in society.
- Predict outcomes of various group behaviors.
- List important institutions in society and their impact.
Bachelor of Arts or Science – Minor in Sociology (3630)
|General Education must include:|
|SOC 11103 (TM) Introduction to Sociology||3|
|MTH 21404 (TM) Introductory Probability and Statistics||4|
|Total General Education hours||39-42|
|Minor Area required courses|
|SOC 24103 Minority Groups||3|
|SOC 25103 Social Problems||3|
|SOC 25403 Marriage and the Family||3|
|SOC 36103 Social Research||3|
|SOC 42103 Sociological Theory||3|
|SOC 27203 Introduction to Aging||3|
|Total minor hours||18|
|Selected Major and Personal electives||63-66|
|Total hours needed to graduate||123|