SOCIOLOGY

Chair:  Eric Carter                                                                                            Eric_Carter@georgetowncollege.edu

Major

(B.A. degree)  A total of thirty-three semester hours required.  Thirty hours in Sociology including: SOC 111 or SOC 118 (Cultural Awareness Home), SOC 302, SOC 395, SOC 397, and SOC 450.  Choose 18 additional hours from other course work.  The department recommends (but does not require) the following courses for majors: SOC 304, SOC 373, PSY 260, HIS 331, MAT111, PSY 260, POS 321, ENG 360, and PHI 335.

Major with Social and Criminal Justice Emphasis

(B.A. Degree) Thirty-six hours required in Sociology including: SOC 111 or SOC 118, SOC 302, SOC 395, SOC 397, and SOC 450.  The Social and Criminal Justice emphasis requires students to take the following 12 hours in Social and Criminal Justice: SOC 121, SOC 311, SOC 328, and SOC 403.  The department recommends (but does not require) the following courses for majors with a Social and Criminal Justice emphasis: SOC 220, SOC 322, SOC 324, SOC 326, SOC 373, SOC 380, SOC 390, and SOC 460.

Major with Sustainable Community Development Emphasis

A total of thirty-six semester hours required in Sociology, including SOC 111 or SOC 118, SOC302, SOC 395, SOC 397, and SOC 450.  The Sustainable Community Development emphasis requires students to take 12 hours in Sustainable Community Development courses including SOC 400 and SOC 408, and six additional hours from the following courses: SOC 211, SOC 220, SOC 306, SOC 335, SOC 355, SOC 365, SOC 405, SOC 415, SOC 420, SOC 435, and SOC 460.

Sociology Minor

A total of eighteen semester hours required in Sociology includes SOC 111 or 118.

Recommended Sequence of Courses

First Year:

Fall SemesterCompletedSpring SemesterCompleted
*SOC 111 or 118SOC Elective

Second Year:

Fall SemesterCompletedSpring SemesterCompleted
SOC ElectivePSY 211 or MAT 111
SOC Elective

Third Year:

Fall SemesterCompletedSpring SemesterCompleted
SOC 302SOC Elective
SOC ElectiveSOC Elective

Fourth Year:

Fall SemesterCompletedSpring SemesterCompleted
SOC ElectiveSOC Elective
SOC 395SOC 450
*denotes courses that meet the General Education requirements 

 

*updated 10/2014