2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Sociology and Anthropology (B.A.)


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The B.A. degree in Sociology and Anthropology provides students with a robust intellectual platform for employment, civic engagement, and graduate studies. Courses in each of the disciplines of sociology and anthropology use a global, comparative, and multidisciplinary approach to the study of human social organization and cultural practices. Students gain an understanding of how peoples’ lives are shaped by markets, ethnicity, race, gender, religion, and other social institutions and processes.

Major Requirements


Sociology and Anthropology majors complete a minimum of 120 credits to earn a bachelor’s degree: 49-51 credits of core courses, 27-38 elective credits, and 42 credits of major courses. The major consists of  30 credits of required courses and 12 credits of electives. The ten required courses are:

Degree Plan


Degree Plan for Sociology and Anthropology (B.A.)

 
Fall
Spring
First Year
 
 
UNV101: University Seminar I (3 credits) &
FYT100: First Year Transitions (1 credit)
X
 
SOA110: The Sociological Imagination  (3 credits)
X
 
SOA130: Anthropology: Interpreting Cultural Differences (3 credits)
X
 
Foreign Language I (3 credits)
X
 
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
UNV102: University Seminar II (3 credits)
 
X
MTH Core (MTH 171: Math in Social Sciences [3 credits] Recommended)
 
X
Foreign Language II (3 credits)
 
X
Science Core
 
X
Second Year
 
 
RTS225: Quest for the Ultimate (3 credits) or
PHL225: Quest for the Good Life (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
SOA200: The Social Fabric: Language in Society (3 credits)
X
 
HIS Core (HIS265: Modern Global History [3 credits] Recommended)
X
 
SOA Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
X
 
CEG222: Research Methods (3 credits)
 
X
ENG Core (ENG205: Contemporary Global Literature [3 credits] Recommended)
 
X
One of the Following SOA Electives: BIO140: Humans and Their Environment (3 credits), ECN101: Introductory Macroeconomics (3 credits) or
GLO100: Introduction to Global Studies (3 credits) 
 
X
Third Year
 
 
SOA311: Social Theory (3 credits)
X
 
CEG390: Current Issues (3 credits)
X
 
SOA Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
 
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
SOA335: Global Capital (3 credits)
 
X
ENV334: Environmental Justice (3 credits)
 
X
Core Course/Elective (POL240: Comparative Politics [3 credits] Recommended for Social Science Core)
 
X
Fourth Year
 
 
CEG450: Capstone (3 credits)
X
 
Course Course/Elective (POL345: International Environment and Development [3 credits] Recommended)
X
 
Art Core (ART202: Sculptural Concepts [3 credits] Recommended)
X
 
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
 
X
Elective (3 credits)
 
X
Elective (3 credits)
 
X

 

*Suggested Plan to Complete Degree Requirements


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