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Sociology in Liberal Arts Major

Designed for students who wish to get a liberal education but with significant content on sociological perspectives relating to social structure, social institutions and social inequality.

Students majoring in sociology in liberal arts must earn at least a "C-" in any sociology course counted toward the major and achieve at least a 2.50 cumulative grade point average in all sociology courses (NMU and transfer).

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 32
Minimum of 20 credit hours must be at the 300 level or above 
     SO 373 Juvenile Delinquency (4 cr.)
     SO 232 Marriage and the Family (4 cr.) [IV] or
     SO 407 Sociological Theory (4 cr.) or
     SO 372 Minority Groups (4 cr.) [IV]
Sociology Electives 12

Minor 20