The Major in Sociology

 

In addition to University and College-wide requirements, including six (6) credits in the Liberal Arts Core required of all majors in the College of Liberal Arts, students majoring in Sociology are required to complete the following courses: SOCI 101, SOCI 110, SOCI 205, SOCI 302, SOCI 351, SOCI 380, SOCI 381; ECON 211 or ECON 212; POSC 201; two sequential three-credit courses in a single foreign language; and twenty-one (21) elective credit hours to be chosen from courses in the Department other than those listed above, nine of which credit hours must be in upper division courses. The titles of the aforementioned courses are listed below:

Course Number           Course Title                                     Credits
SOCI 101         Introduction to Sociology                                 3
SOCI 110         Introduction to Anthropology                        3
SOCI 205         Contemporary Social Problems                     3
SOCI 302         Social Theory                                                         3
SOCI 351         Introduction to Social Statistics                     3
SOCI 380         Methods of Social Research I                          3
SOCI 381         Methods of Social Research II                         3
SOCI 300>       Sociology Elective (Upper Division)             3
SOCI 300>       Sociology Elective (Upper Division)             3
SOCI 300>       Sociology Elective (Upper Division)             3
SOCI XXX         Sociology Elective                                               3
SOCI XXX         Sociology Elective                                               3
SOCI XXX         Sociology Elective                                               3
SOCI XXX         Sociology Elective                                               3
ECON 211        Principles of Economics I or 
ECON 212        Principles of Economics II                                3
POSC 201        American National Government                    3
For. Lang.        Foreign Language (sequential courses in a single foreign language)  3
For. Lang.        Foreign Language (sequential courses in a single foreign language)  3
                                                                                                            Total:   54 credits

Options for satisfying the Liberal Arts Core requirement are outlined in the catalog under the section on the College of Liberal Arts. Also, to qualify for graduation, students must pass the Departmental Senior Comprehensive Examination with a score of 70 or higher; must have taken two-thirds of their junior-and senior-level requirements in the major at Morgan (unless granted prior written permission by the Dean to take courses elsewhere); and must have earned a cumulative average of 2.0 or better and a major average of 2.0 or better, with no outstanding grades below “C” in the major (which includes all courses required for the major and required supporting courses).