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  Jul 24, 2017
 
University General Course Catalog 2012-2013 ARCHIVED CATALOG: LINKS AND CONTENT ARE OUT OF DATE. CHECK WITH YOUR ADVISOR.

Sociology, B.A.


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I. University Core Curriculum Requirements (36-46 units)


NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog for information regarding the “Core English and Math Completion Policy”.

A. English (3-8 units)


Refer to the “English” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

B. Mathematics (3-6 units)


Refer to the “Mathematics” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

C. Natural Sciences (6-8 units)


Refer to the “Natural Sciences” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

D. Social Sciences (3 units)


Refer to the “Social Sciences” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

E. Fine Arts (3 units)


Refer to the “Fine Arts” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

F. Core Humanities (9 units)


Refer to the “Core Humanities” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

G. Capstone Courses (6 units)


Refer to the “Capstone” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

H. Diversity (3 units)


Refer to the “Diversity” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

II. Additional College Requirements (6-20 units)


Units may vary depending on initial course placement in foreign language coursework.

A. Foreign Language (0-14 units)


Successful completion of the foreign language requirement may be accomplished through one of five options: 1.) complete a fourth-semester college course in a foreign language; 2.) complete and transfer to UNR a fourth-semester course in American Sign Language; 3.) demonstrate proficiency through placement examination or other means through the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; 4.) show transcript evidence of successful completion of a fourth-year high school course in foreign language; or 5.) participate in a studies abroad program preapproved by the college to meet the foreign language requirement.

B. College Breadth Requirement (6 units)


Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree in the college shall be required to take, within the College of Liberal Arts, two courses that are outside the departments in which they major or minor, and that exclude courses taken to fulfill Core Curriculum requirements.

III. Major Requirements (30-31 units)


B. Group Requirement (9 units)


Sociology majors must take at least one three-unit course from each of the following groups. 

C. Sociology Electives (9 units)


 All Sociology majors must take three additional sociology courses as electives.

IV. Minor Requirements (18-21 units)


The Sociology Department accepts any minor approved by the College of Liberal Arts.

V. Electives (2-30 units)


Consult an advisor for appropriate courses.

VI. Total Units (120 units)


Forty-two or more units must be in courses numbered 300 - 499.

VII. Recommended Schedule


A. First Year


Fall Semester (16 units)


Spring Semester (16-18 units)


B. Second Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


  • CH 202 - The Modern World (3 units)
  • Core Curriculum Diversity (3 units)
  • Foreign Language 212 (3 units)
  • Minor (100-200 level) (3 units)
  • General Elective (100-200 level) (3 units)

C. Third Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


D. Fourth Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


  • SOC Electives (300 - 400 level) (6 units)
  • Core Curriculum Capstone (outside SOC) (3 units)
  • Minor (300 - 400 level) (3 units)
  • General Elective (300 - 400 level) (3 units)

Spring Semester (12 units)


  • General Electives (3 units)
  • SOC Elective (300 - 400 level) (3 units)
  • Core Curriculum Capstone (3 units)
  • Minor (300 - 400 level) (3 units)

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