Nov 20, 2018  
2013-2014 Catalog 
    
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Sociology (BS)


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Sociology (BS)


  • Program Prerequisite: Not required for the Sociology major. Sociology Teaching majors must meet the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Department of Teacher Education ).
  • Minor: Required
  • Grade Requirements: A minimum grade of “C” in courses counted toward the major (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable). Also refer to the general grade requirements for graduation .
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation, of which 40 must be upper division credit hours (courses numbered 3000 and above). A minimum of 36 Sociology credit hours are required for the major.
  • Program Code: Sociology (7020BS), Sociology Teaching (7021BS)
  • CIPC: Sociology (451101), Sociology Teaching (131317)​

Transfer students who are majoring in Sociology can transfer up to 18 hours from an acceptable Sociology program. Only 9 of the transferred hours can be lower division.

Advisement

Sociology majors are assigned to a faculty advisor and are encouraged to meet with that advisor annually for course and program advisement. Call 801-626-6241 for additional information. Teaching majors are encouraged to also consult with advisors in the Jerry and Vickie Moyes College of Education (call 801-626-6269).

Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information ). There are no special admission or application requirements for the Sociology major. Teaching majors must meet the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Department of Teacher Education ).  (Also refer to the Department Advisor Referral List.)

General Education

Refer to Degree and General Education Requirements  for Bachelor of Science requirements. The following course will fulfill General Education, Diversity and program requirements: SOC 1010 .

Major Course Requirements for BS Degree


Deviance and Criminology Emphasis


If a student desires to have an emphasis of deviance and criminology within the sociology major, the student must take three courses (9 elective credit hours) from the following courses:

Note:

Sociology Teaching Majors are also required to take SOC 3420 , HIST 4500 , and COMM 1020  in addition to the courses required by the Teacher Education Program.
 

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