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The Bachelor of Arts in Sociology requires 36 units in the major, including 12 units of core courses and 24 units of adviser-approved electives tailored to each student’s career objectives. SOCI 101 is a required prerequisite for most sociology courses. It is recommended that SOCI 302 be one of the first upper-division Sociology courses, and SOCI 410 be taken after 15 units of sociology.
All courses counting towards the major must be taken for a letter grade. Students must pass core courses and the writing requirement with a “C” (2.0) or better.
Select coursework in sociology consistent with career objectives.
As part of the electives, sociology majors have the option of selecting one of the following concentrations in consultation with a faculty member: Health and Social Welfare; Social Inequalities; Sociology of Deviance and Crime. Each concentration consists of 12 units.