Students must also complete the Undergraduate Registration Requirement and the degree requirements of their home school.
|Department Courses (12 units)|
|2 sociology courses at the 100 or 200 level 1|
|3 courses in the methods of sociological research:|
|Sociological Analysis (recommended to be taken by sophomore year)|
|Analysis and Interpretation of Social Data 2|
|Field Research and Methods of Data Collection|
|1 course in sociological theory|
|6 sociology courses at the 300 level 3|
|Related Courses (4 units)|
|4 related courses 4|
The following applies:
Related courses may include 300-level courses in African American studies, American studies, anthropology, Asian American studies, communication studies, economics, gender and sexuality studies, global health studies, history, international studies, Latina and Latino studies, legal studies, linguistics, philosophy, political science, psychology, science in human culture, statistics, or other fields. Students doing the adjunct major in MMSS may use four MMSS classes to complete the related course requirement. Related courses must be approved by an adviser.
Honors in Sociology
Majors with strong academic records and an interest in pursuing honors should enroll in both quarters of Senior Research Seminar (SOCIOL 398-1 and SOCIOL 398-2). All sociology majors are eligible to enroll in this sequence of courses and are encouraged to write a thesis. Both courses may count toward the requirements for the major.
Students whose theses and grades meet department criteria are recommended to the college for graduation with honors. For more information consult the department website and/or the director of undergraduate studies and see Honors in the Major.