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; 12 units of which may count toward one of three concentrations (Health and Social Welfare, Social Inequities, Sociology of Deviance and Crime). 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.