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2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology Major

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The Sociology major provides a broad-based, liberal arts education that stresses analytical thinking, critical reasoning, and writing skills.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Analyze critically major social practices, structures, and inequalities
  • Discuss and differentiate major sociological theories, frameworks and traditions
  • Formulate, conduct, and communicate independent social research
  • Connect sociological analysis to practical social action

Major Requirements (44 units)

Senior Thesis Workshop or Capstone Seminar (4 units)

Complete 4 units from the following:

Electives (20 units)

Major in Sociology with Concentration

To receive an optional concentration designation that will appear on university transcripts (e.g., Major: Sociology, with concentration in Education and Youth), students are required to take at least four courses (16 units) in one of the following clusters. If a student wishes, one of the courses could be a First Year Seminar (on a case-by-case basis) or a Directed Study (SOC 399), as long as the student’s project is relevant to her/his chosen concentration.

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