All standard majors require a minor in a second discipline or a second major.
A minimum of 39 credits is required including:
|SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|SOC 225||Self and Society||3|
|SOC 302||Sociological Theory||3|
|SOC 310||Qualitative Research Methods||3|
|SOC 380||Social Inequalities||3|
|One of the following:||3|
|Statistics and Data Analysis|
|Quantitative Research Methods|
|Select six of the following:||14-24|
|Introduction to Geographic Information Systems|
|Introduction to Criminal Justice|
|Contemporary Sociological Theory|
|Drugs and Society|
|Internship in Sociology|
Capstone Course Requirement
The following courses in the Sociology Major fulfill the capstone course requirement: SOC 498 CAPSTONE or SOC 492 Independent Study , or SOC 399 Internship in Sociology (Criminal Justice Emphasis) with instructor approval.
Undergraduate programs require a minimum of 120 semester credits for graduation. Of those 120 credits, 40 credits must be in upper-division courses (those marked 300 and above). Fifteen of these 40 upper-division credits must be earned in courses that are part of the standard or comprehensive major program being pursued.
Students are expected to review all graduation requirements, which can be found in the Western Undergraduate Catalog: Graduation Requirements.