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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Sociology, BA


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A Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Sociology is designed to provide students with a solid foundation of knowledge for graduate study in sociology or for careers in a wide variety of fields including: education, social service, health, probation, criminal justice, and government.  The Department of Sociology and Psychology offers a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Sociology. In addition, students may also minor in Sociology.  The Department of Sociology and Psychology also supports the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree.

 

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Sociology includes the following:

  1. Hours Required and General/College Requirements: A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree.
  2. Major Requirements: Completion of a minimum of 39 hours from Sociology of which 30 must be advanced. 12 of the advanced hours must be taken at UNT Dallas.
  • Sociology Core Curriculum (18 hours): SOCI 1510, SOCI 3200, SOCI 3220, SOCI 3240, SOCI 3280, SOCI 4990. Students must receive a “C” or better in Sociology core curriculum classes.
  • 21 additional hours in Sociology
  1. Minor Requirements: A minor is not required but recommended in Psychology. Specific course sequences for a minor are determined by the department offering the minor. 
  2. Electives: 27 hours with a minor or 45 hours without a minor
  3. Other Requirements: Students must have a cumulative UNTD grade point average or transfer grade point average of 2.0 to declare sociology as a major. Minimum sociology grade point average of 2.5 and a grade point average of 2.0 overall is required for graduation. 31 hour residence requirement.

Curriculum


Students will earn 42 hours in CORE curriculum courses. Then, they will earn 39 hours of major requirements and 39 hours of electives.

Major Requirements


(39 hours needed of which 30 are advanced courses)

*SOCI 1510 - Introduction to Sociology

*Prerequisite course must be completed prior to enrolling in ALL Sociology courses

SOCI 3200 - Sociological Theory

*Prerequisite SOCI 1510 C or better

 

SOCI 3220 - Quantitative Data Collection

*Prerequisite SOCI 1510 C or better and Junior Standing

 

SOCI 3240 - Qualitative Data Collection

*Prerequisite SOCI 1510 C or better and Junior Standing

 

SOCI 3280 - Quantitative Methods of Social Research

*Prerequisite SOCI 3220 with C or better

 

SOCI 4990 - Capstone

Enroll during your final semester

*Prerequisite grade of C or better in SOCI 3200, SOCI 3220, SOCI 3240 & SOCI 3280

 

SOCI 3XXXD or 4XXX *Any SOCI Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog

SOCI 3XXXD or 4XXX *Any SOCI Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog

SOCI 3XXXD or 4XXX *Any SOCI Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog

SOCI 3XXXD or 4XXX *Any SOCI Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog

SOCI Any Level

SOCI Any Level

 

Recommended General Electives

(39 advanced courses)

Minor, Certificate or General Elective 3XXX or 4XXX * Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog

Minor, Certificate or General Elective 3XXX or 4XXX * Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog

Minor, Certificate or General Elective 3XXX or 4XXX* Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog

Minor, Certificate or General Elective 3XXX or 4XXX * Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog

Minor, Certificate or General Elective

Minor, Certificate or General Elective

Minor, Certificate or General Elective

Minor, Certificate or General Elective

Minor, Certificate or General Elective

Minor, Certificate or General Elective

Minor, Certificate or General Elective

Minor, Certificate or General Elective

 

UNT Dallas Degree Requirements:

  • 120 hours (minimum) required for degree completion
  • Residency Requirement - At least 30 hours must be completed at UNT Dallas
  • 42 Advanced Hours (3XXX or 4XXX) - 24 advanced hours must be completed at UNT Dallas
  • UNT Dallas GPA 2.0 or higher required
  • Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher required
  • Sociology GPA 2.5 or higher required

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