We want to help craft your SIGNATURE college experience through these 4 phases of your degree.
- Use your first year to explore classes across different colleges and departments.
find the best fit for you. Meet with a university college advisor during your first
year to strategically plan your schedule.
- Lower Division General Education Requirements
LEAP/BLOCK U PROGRAMS
- Programs in which courses are organized thematically to maximize your learning and
they are selected in a way to create flexibility in your personal schedule. blocku.utah.edu
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
- American Institutions (AI)
- Lower Division Writing (WR2)
- Quantitative Reasoning (QA,QB, QR)
- Fine Arts (FF)
- Humanities (HF)
- Physical/life Science (SF)
- Applied Science (AS)
- Social/Behavioral Science (BF)
- Declare Sociology a Major
- Meet with an ADVISOR
You want to move though college quickly. We want you to as well. Creating an academic
plan will help you navigate your way through college. Advisors will help you lay
out this plan and peer mentors will keep you on track throughout your time here.
We're pulling for your success! Remember, the earlier--the better.
All students transferring credit from another institution will need to make visiting
with an advisor a top priority. Students will be able to gather a full sense of what
credits transferred, how many credits are left remaining for degree completion and
those opportunities that will enhance the post-graduate experience.
This is a good time to investigate and apply for scholarships. There are scholarships
available from the sociology department, the college of social and behavioral sciences
and the university.
deadlines: March 19
- MIN GPA: 3.5
- declared soc major
- utah resident
- US citizen
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
- Min gpa: 3.2
- Declared major within the college of social and behavioral science
- utah resident
- US citizen
University of Utah
- MIN GPA: varies
- available to all students
- Many scholarships available for eligible students!
Bachelor's of Science or Bachelor's of Arts?
What kind of bachelor's degree are you earning?
- Bachelor's of Science
Requires the completion of TWO Quantitative Intensive courses (QI). While most students
are nervous aobut an upper-division quantitative course, keep in mind that sociology
majors will experiences course that will automatically fulfill these QI requirements.
Both require Communicative Writing (CW), International Requirement (IR), and a Diversity
- Bachelor's of Arts
Typically requires 4 semesters of a foreign language. If you are planning on completing
a BA, be sure to start language courses earlier rather than later. Both require Communicative
Writing (CW), International Requirement (IR), and a Diversity Requirement (DV).
UPPER DIVISION COURSES & COMPLETION OF MAJOR
3140 Social Theory, 3111 Research Methods, 3112 Social Statiistics
provide focused pathways for students to harness an emphasis
DEVIANCE, CRIME & THE LAW
GLOBALIZATION, POLITICS & SOCIETY
DIVERSITY & INEQUALITY
POPULATION & HEALTH
DEEPLY ENGAGED LEARNING EXPERIENCES
- Senior Thesis
- Peer Advising
- Teaching Experience
- Community Engaged Learning