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SOCIOLOGY MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

  • 18 credit hours from the major must be completed at the University of Utah
  • Major courses must be completed with a C- or better
  • Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA

 

SOCIOLOGY REQUIRED CORE (15 CREDITS)

All sociology majors are required to complete the sociology required core courses

SOC1010 Intro to Sociology (3) BF
SOC 1015/2015 Doing Sociology (2)
SOC 3111 Research Methods (3) CW
SOC 3112 Social Statistics (4) QB, QI
SOC 3140 Social Theory (3)

 

SOCIOLOGY PROGRAM AREAS (12 CREDITS)

Must complete one course in all four sections

DIVERSITY AND INEQUALITY

SOC 2630 Ethnic Minorities in America (3) DV, BF
SOC 3041 Sociology of Rock & Roll (3) BF
SOC 3310 Special Topics - Diversity (3)
SOC 3334 Race, Class and the American Dream (3) DV
SOC 3337 Gender & Sexuality (3) DV, BF
SOC 3380 SOCIAL INEQUALITY (3) DV
SOC 3381 Exploring Inequality through Music & Film (3) DV, BF
SOC 3769 Social Disparities in Health (3) DV
SOC 4892 Diversity Internship (3)

 

POPULATION AND HEALTH

SOC 3610 Special Topics - Population & Health (3)
SOC 2600 Families in Society (3)
SOC 3650 Population & Society (3) QB, QI, IR, SUSL
SOC 3653 Global Population Problems (3) IR
SOC 3671 Sociology of Health (3)
SOC 3673 Social Epidemiology (3) QB, QI
SOC 3741 Immigrants & Communities (3) IR
SOC 4674 Global Health (3) SUSL

 

DEVIANCE, CRIME, AND LAW

SOC 3510 Special Topics - DCL (3)
SOC 3560 Deviant Behavior & Social Control (3) BF
SOC 3561 Criminology (3)
SOC 3562 Juvenile Delinquency (3)
SOC 3563 Good Cop, Bad Cop (3)
SOC 3564 Locked Up! Courts & Corrections (3)
SOC 3565 Women & Crime (3) DV
SOC 3566 Society & the Criminal Mind (3)
SOC 3567 Corporations & Corruption (3)
SOC 3568 Sociology of Law (3) CW
SOC 3569 Terrorism, Violence & Aggression (3)
SOC 3570 Gangs & Gang Violence (3)
SOC 3571 Murder in America (3)
SOC 4566 Sexual Assault (3)

 

GLOBALIZATION, POLITICS & SOCIETY

SOC 3410 Special Topics - GPS (3)
SOC 3422 Social Movements (3)
SOC 3435 Inequality, Power & Globalization (3)
SOC 3436 Global Social Structure & Change (3)
SOC 3440 Sociology of Religion (3)
SOC 3446 Political Sociology (3)
SOC 3480 Environmental Sociology (3) IR
SOC 3486 Global Environmental Crisis (3)
SOC 3741 Immigrants & Communities (3) IR
SOC 4085 Cities & Communities (3) CW

 

SOCIOLOGY ELECTIVES (9 CREDITS)

Any sociology course, upper or lower division, can fulfill elective requirements. Students can choose from the program areas or the commonly offered electives list.

SOC 1020 Social Problems (3) BF
SOC 3020 Social Psychology (3)
SOC 3042 Sociology of Film (3)
SOC 3043 Sociology of Education (3)
SOC 3051 Digital Society (3) CW
SOC 3061 Sociology of Sports (3)
SOC 3065 Latter-Day Saint Society (3)
SOC 3877 Senior Thesis 1(3)
SOC 4877 Senior Thesis 2 (3)

 

ALLIED COURSEWORK (12 CREDITS)

All courses from the following are acceptable for this section.

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Last Updated: 8/29/19