Four-Year Plan

SOCIOLOGY
Bachelor of Arts
2016-2017 Catalog Year

Download the 2016-2017 Four Year Plan

This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
MTH1010: Foundations of Algebra, MTH1100: College Algebra 4 MTH1100: College Algebra 4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4 ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4
PSY1100: General Psychology OR
SOC1100: Intro. to Sociology
4 SOC1100: Intro. to Sociology OR
PSY1100: General Psychology
4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours     16         
Total Semester Hours     16         
YEAR II
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4
MTH2320: General Statistics or SOC elective 4 SOC elective or MTH2320: General Statistics

4
SOC2200: Foundations of Sociological Inquiry
4 PSY/SOC3450: Social and Applied Psychology (or another SOC elective) 4
Internship or Elective 4 Elective course or Internship 4
Total Semester Hours    16 Total Semester Hours    16              
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice OR Elective 4 IDS3040: Global Justice OR Elective 4
SOC elective course 4 SOC elective course 4
Elective 4 Elective course 4
SOC3600: Theory and Methods of Social Scientific Analysis 4 Internship or SOC3480: Globalization and Social Change 4
Total Semester Hours     16 Total Semester Hours     16
YEAR IV
SOC2200: Foundations of Sociological Inquiry (if not completed in Year II) 4 SOC4400: Seminar in Sociological Theory and Practice (Capstone course) 4
SOC elective course 4 SOC Elective course 4
Elective course 4 Elective course 4
Elective course 4 Elective course 4
Total Semester Hours     16 Total Semester Hours     16

Major Notes

  • *PLEASE NOTE: Some SOC courses are offered on a two-year rotating basis.
  • Bolded courses are required.

General Notes

  • Student must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University. 15 semester hours have to be in the SOC major as well.
  • The last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at AU, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.

If you have questions about this major, contact Christine Villa in the Crouse Center for Student Success at cvilla@aurora.edu or (630) 844-5447.