B.A. in Sociology

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.A. in Sociology.

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 33
Objective 46
Objective 57
Objective 6 - SOC 11016
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7 - SOC 2248 recommended
Objective 8
Objective 9 - SOC 2201 recommended 3
Total Credits37

Major Requirements 

SOC 1101Introduction to Sociology (Partially Fulfills Objective 6 )3
SOC 3301Classical Social Theory3
SOC/SOWK 3308Sociological Methods and Social Work Research3-4
or PSYC 3303 Psychology Research Methods
SOC 3309Social Statistics3
or PSYC 2227 Basic Statistics
SOC 4403Contemporary Social Theory3
SOC 4462Power, Class, and Prestige3
Choose 18 credits of SOC (excluding SOC 4482), at least 12 of which must be upper division.18
Each required and elective major course must be passed with a minimum grade of “C-.”
Total Credits36-37

Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education37
Major Requirements (w/o General Education)33-34
Upper Division Free Electives6
Free Electives44-43
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education

Major Academic Plan (MAP)