2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Sep 29, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology Major


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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