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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology/Human Services, BA

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The Human Services Track in sociology seeks to help students understand the causes of many of the problems that plague modern societies, such as poverty, racial discrimination, substance abuse, and domestic violence. It is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become practitioners in various human services areas (e.g., juvenile delinquency, medical sociology, gerontology, and interpersonal dynamics and family sociology).

Liberal Studies: 46-48

As outlined in the Liberal Studies Requirements  with the following specifications:


Social Science:

Liberal Studies Electives: 6

  • No courses with SOC prefix

College: 0-8

Foreign Language Intermediate Level (1)

*Pending Council of Trustee approval, this is no longer required.

Major: 42

Controlled Electives: 15

One substantive area (4, 5)

Medical Sociology:

Juvenile Delinquency:

Interpersonal and Family Sociology:

Labor and Industry:

Community Development:

Free Electives: 22-32

Total Degree Requirements: 120

(1) Intermediate-level foreign language may be included in Liberal Studies electives.

(2) Credits counted in Liberal Studies, not in the major.

(3) SOC 391  and SOC 392  must be taken before SOC 493 . Generally, SOC 493  is taken in the summer before or after the senior year.

(4) Students may create their own substantive area with the approval of the department Chair.

(5) At least four courses in any substantive area must be SOC/SOWK courses.

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