The General Sociology concentration gives students a broad base of knowledge in the social sciences by exploring issues of social injustice, progress, and economic disparity, and human behavior. This is an excellent choice if you’re interested in human services and community advocacy work. The broad base of courses in research, analysis, and the social sciences gives you a strong foundation for graduate work, too.

Pathway for BA Students

Year 1

Fall
Seminar for Freshmen
First Year Writing I
SOC-113
Sociology Elective

Spring
Creativity and Innovation Core Requirement
First Year Writing II
Math Core Requirement
Sociology Elective

Summer
Elective
Elective
Elective

Year 2

Fall
STE Core Requirement
Literature Core Requirement
SOC-214 or SOC-333
Language Requirement 1

Spring
STE Core Requirement
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
Language Requirement 2
SOC-214 or SOC-333

Summer
Elective
Elective
Elective

Year 3

Fall
Social Science Core Requirement
Sociology Elective
SOC-433
Elective

Spring
VPATH Requirement
Sociology Elective
Elective
Elective

Summer
Elective
Elective

Note: Students may opt take a Core, Major, or Minor course, if available, in place of an elective.

Pathway for BS Students

Year 1

Fall
Seminar for Freshmen
First Year Writing I
SOC-113
Sociology Elective

Spring
Creativity and Innovation Core Requirement
First Year Writing II
Math Core Requirement
Sociology Elective

Summer
Elective
Elective
Elective

Year 2

Fall
STE Core Requirement
Literature Core Requirement
SOC-214 or SOC-333
Quantitative Reasoning Core Requirement

Spring
STE Core Requirement
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
VPATH Core Requirement
SOC-214 or SOC-333

Summer
Elective
Elective
Elective

Year 3

Fall
Social Science Core Requirement
Sociology Elective
SOC-433
Elective

Spring
Language Requirement
Sociology Elective
Elective
Elective

Summer
Elective
Elective

Note: Students may opt take a Core, Major, or Minor course, if available, in place of an elective.