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Sociology Secondary Emphasis

The sociology program offers two options for secondary emphasis concentration.  The generalist option is designed for students who seek a broad based exploration of the discipline.  The social focus option is designed for students who have a specific interest in scholarly exploration of a specialized sociological topic.

SECONDARY EMPHASIS IN SOCIOLOGY OPTION ONE:
GENERALIST OPTION

The 23 credit designated concentration (Secondary Emphasis) in Sociology requires the following courses.

Course Number

Title

Credits

Prerequisites

Dist.

Skills

SO 101 Introduction to Sociology
3
 
S
SO 203 Minority Experience
3
SO 101 or AN 151
S
SO 204 American Families
3
SO 101 or AN 151
S
ND.SS 214 Statistics for Social Science
4
 
S
QS
ND.SS 215 Social Science Research Methods
4
ND.SS 214
S
SO 320 Wealth, Power and Society
3
SO 101 & sophomore standing
S
CW
+SO 400 Senior Seminar
3
Senior Standing with POE in SO or seniors with permission

S
CW

┼  Proposed Spring 2010 offered Spring 2011

SECONDARY EMPHASIS IN SOCIOLOGY OPTION TWO:
SOCIAL ISSUES FOCUS

The designated concentration (Secondary Emphasis) in Social Issues is designed for students whose interests are in specified areas of sociological scholarship.  This option would be most appropriate for students who have designed an individualized POE with a specific concern for social issues represented in the curriculum.
This option requires the completion of a designated set of core courses and a minimum of 2 additional courses (minimum 6 credits which must be 300 level or above) reflecting the breadth and depth of sociology curriculum offerings reflecting the students individualized POE focus.  The advising process will be used to establish the best configuration of courses to give appropriate coverage for the social issue selected for exploration

SOCIOLOGY SECONDARY EMPHASIS: SOCIAL ISSUES FOCUS (20 Credits)
REQUIRED CORE

Minimum of 6 additional credits reflecting a more in depth exploration of social issues drawn from SOCIOLOGY electives at the 300 level or above

Course Number

Title

Credits

Prerequisites

Dist.

Skills

SO 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

S

ND.SS 214 Stats for Social Sciences
4
 
S
QS
ND.SS 215 Social Science Research Methods
4
ND.SS 214
S
+SO 400 Senior Seminar
3
Senior Standing with POE in SO or seniors with permission

S
CW