UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Sociology, B.A.

YEAR 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
MATH 141/L (meets GE Basic Skills: B4 Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning) 4
SOC 150 (meets GE D1 Social Sciences) 3
GE Basic Skills: A2 Written Communication 3
GE C1 Arts 3
Elective 2
Total 15

YEAR 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
GE Basic Skills: A1 Oral Communication 3
GE Basic Skills: A3 Critical Thinking 3
GE B1 Physical Science or GE B2 Life Science 2
GE B3 Science Laboratory Activity 1
GE E Lifelong Learning 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
GE B1 Physical Science or GE B2 Life Science (select from GE subarea not previously completed) 3
GE C2 Humanities 3
GE D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government 3
Electives 6
Total 15

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Sociology Elective or Concentration Area* 3
GE C3 American History Institutions and Ideals 3
GE F Comparative Cultural Studies 3
Electives 6
Total 15

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
SOC 424/L (meets GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) 4
Sociology Elective or Concentration Area* 3
GE Upper Division D1 Social Sciences 3
Electives 5
Total 15

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
SOC 430 4
Sociology Elective or Concentration Area* 3
GE Upper Division Section F Comparative Cultural Studies 3
Electives 5
Total 15

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
SOC 468 4
Sociology Elective or Concentration Area* 3
Sociology Elective or Concentration Area* 3
Electives 5
Total 15

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
SOC 497/L 4
Sociology Elective or Concentration Area* 3
Sociology Elective or Concentration Area* 3
Electives 5
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

One course for the degree must have an Ethnic Studies/ES designation.

A minimum of 40 units of upper division overall is required for the degree.

*21 units of electives selected from 200 to 400-level sociology courses, with no more than 3 units taken at the 200-level. Nine of the units may be selected from one of the concentration areas below; however, a concentration is not required for the degree.

Social Welfare and Social Justice Concentration

SOC 357 and SOC 490S/F, plus one of the following: SOC 356, SOC 420CSL, SOC 426, SOC 484, SOC 490S/F, SOC 492, SOC 493

Inequality and Diversity Concentration

SOC 401, plus two of the following: SOC 307, SOC 324, SOC 335, SOC 452, SOC 461

Social Movements and Political Sociology Concentration

SOC 370 or SOC 476, plus two of the following: SOC 370, SOC 433 or POLS 480, SOC 476, SOC 484