Sociology Degree 4-Year Plan

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your BA in Sociology degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the Sociology degree. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

PDF version of the BA in Sociology Roadmap

  • Program: Bachelor of Arts: Sociology
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Catalog: 2022-2023

First Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (1st Fall)
LASC Goal 1A COMM 100 Speech Communication 3
LASC Goal 1B ENGL 101 English Composition 3
First-Year Experience Course FYE 101 First Year Experience 1
LASC Goal 4     3
LASC Goal 5 SOC 110 Intro to Sociology 3
LASC Goal 5     3
Total Credits: 16
Spring (1st Spring)
LASC Goal 2     3
LASC Goal 3     4
LASC Goal 6     3
LASC Goal 7     3
LASC Goal 8     3
Total Credits: 16

 

Second Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (2nd Fall)
Core Requirement: SOC 120 Social Psychology 3
Core Requirement: SOC 210 Social Problems 3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher     3
LASC Goal 9     3
LASC Goal 10     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring (2nd Spring)
Core Requirement: SOC 350 Methods & Stats for Social Research 4
Core Requirement: SOC 302 Social Theory 3
Elective:     3
LASC Goal 3     3
LASC Goal 6 /WI     3
Total Credits: 16

 

Third Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (3rd Fall)
Core Requirement: SOC 310 Dominate-Subordinate Group Relations 3
Core Requirement: WI for major SOC 451 or 452 Qualitative or Quantitative Methods 3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher     3
Elective:     3
Elective:     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring (3rd Spring)
Elective:     3
Elective:     3
Elective:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Fourth

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (4th Fall)
Core Requirement: SOC 450 Senior Seminar in Sociology 3
Elective:     3
Elective:     3
Elective:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring (4th Spring)
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 15