UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Sociology, B.A.

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, the United States History and Government requirements, and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the 4-Year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to ASSIST for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) STAR Act students should use the ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report/Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major, and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
SOC 424/L (meets GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) 4
Sociology Concentration* 3
Sociology Elective* 3
GE Upper Division from Section C or Section F 3
Electives 2
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
SOC 430 4
Sociology Elective* 3
Sociology Concentration* 3
GE Upper Division from Section D or Section F 3
Elective 2
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

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

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
SOC 497/L 4
Sociology Elective* 3
Electives 8
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*Electives: Select 21 units of electives from 200 to 400-level sociology courses. No more than 3 elective units can be taken at the 200-level. Although not required for the B.A. in Sociology, students may concentrate in one of the following areas: Social Welfare and Social Justice, Inequality and Diversity, or Social Movements and Political Sociology. Those students who wish to complete a concentration should take 9 of the 21 units in one of the concentrations below. Students who do not want to complete a concentration should take 21 units of electives from 200 to 400-level sociology courses.