Major Requirements - Sociology

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2018-2019 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

Total Sociology Major Requirements: 40 semester hours

Required Courses: 20 semester hours
SOC1100 Introduction to Society (4)
SOC/PSY3500 Research and Statistical Methods (4)
OR
SOC3600 /CRJ3610 Methods of Social Scientific Research (4)
SOC3480 Globalization and Social Change (4)
SOC4310 Seminar in Sociological Theory and Practice I (4)
SOC4320 Seminar in Sociological Theory and Practice II (4) 

Selected Courses: Choose 20 semester hours, with at least 4 hours from courses numbered at the 3000-level or higher:
SOC/LTS1200 Intro to Latino Cultural Studies (4)
SOC/LTS1300 Latinos and Latinas in the U.S. (4)
SOC2150 Cultural Anthropology (4)
SOC2250 Social Inequalities (4)
SOC/CRJ2300 Criminology (4)
SOC3200 Social Problems and Social Action (4)
SOC3350 Race, Ethnicity, and Culture (4)
SOC/PSY3430 Issues in the Study of Gender and Sexuality (4)
SOC/PSY3450 Social and Applied Psychology (4)
SOC/CRJ3510 Human Rights and Responsibilities (4)
SOC3550 Politics of Intimate Relations (4)
SOC/BIO3700 Politics of Global Health and Medicine (4)
SOC2810, 3810, 4810 Special Topics (4)
SOC4980 Independent Study (2–4) 

Highly Recommended Courses:
MTH2320 General Statistics (4)
SOC2940, 3940, or 4940 Community Internship (4)