2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Sociology, BA

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The Sociology major prepares graduates for employment in social service careers, and for graduate study in Sociology and Social Work. The program is based on the traditional emphasis of institutions, collective behavior and the socialization process. The program provides the core foundation for understanding the social structure and its patterns, stressing the influence of systems, and highlighting issues and policy necessary for completing a graduate program in social work. Students are encouraged to pursue a complimentary minor. Students may complete a double major in Psychology and Sociology by substituting overlapping courses. Sociology majors may also complete a Psychology or Christian Behavioral Science minor.

Traditional Major Program Requirements (47-62 units)

Lower Division Requirement

Concentration Courses (15 Units)

Students must complete all requirements in the Cultural Sociology concentration

Optional Additional Concentrations* (12-15 units)

Students can earn an optional concentration in one of the following areas: Forensic Psychology; Industrial and Organizational Psychology; Life Span Development; Medical Anthropology; Social Work; Sports Psychology

*Each optional concentration requires the completion of a minimum twelve (12) distinct upper division units beyond the major.

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