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2013-2015 University Catalog 
2013-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, B.A.

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(120 UNITS)

The Bachelor of Arts in Sociology requires 36 units in the major, including 12 units of core courses and 24 units of adviserapproved 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.

Upper-Division Writing Requirement (3 units)

Electives (24 units)

Select coursework in sociology consistent with career objectives.

Concentration Options

As part of the electives, sociology majors have the option of selecting one of the following concentrations in consultation with a faculty member. A concentration consists of 12 units selected from the courses listed within each concentration below.

Aging and The Life Course

Deviance and Social Control



Race, Class and Gender

Social Work

Total (120 units)

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