Students must declare a major by the time they have completed 60 semester hours of course work. The major requires a total of 34 hours with an average grade of C (2.0) in all courses. At least 16 of the 34 hours must be upper-division (3000-4000 level) courses. The maximum number of hours allowed in sociology is 48.
The core consists of the following group of courses, all of which must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better:
Choose a minimum of 15 hours and a maximum of 29 hours of electives in sociology, with an average grade of C (2.0) in all courses.
Major Total: 34 Hours
All prospective majors should contact the department as early in their academic careers as possible for information and for assignment to a major advisor. Transfer or returning students should consult with the department chairman concerning completion of the core courses.
The department requires that at least 13 hours of sociology be taken from Downtown Campus faculty, including the following courses: SOC 3111, 3121, 4150 and 4160.