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Sociology Major

This major is for students interested in careers that require an understanding of human social behavior. The program emphasizes both theory and methodology, and the major offers an opportunity to investigate a variety of areas such as crime and deviance, family, minority groups, religion and social change. The major is valuable in a variety of fields, including business, community work, corrections, government services, health services, public relations, research and social services. In addition, students who hold this degree are also well prepared for graduate study.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 40
Minimum of 24 credit hours must be at the 300 level or above 
     SO 351 Social Change (4 cr.) [IV] or
     SO 232 Marriage and the Family (4 cr.) [IV] or
     SO 412 Sociology of Education (4 cr.) or
Sociology Electives 12

Minor 20