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Sociology, B.A.


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Description


The Sociology Department at the University of Nevada, Reno offers the Bachelor of Arts degree at the undergraduate level. Courses offered by the Sociology Department examine the development of social classes, gender roles, racial prejudices, social analysis of politics, economic structure, the development of modern society, and a variety of other subjects relevant to the study of society.

Contact Information


300 Mack Social Science
(775) 784-6647

College of Liberal Arts Advising http://www.unr.edu/liberal-arts/student-resources/academic-advising

Graduation Requirements


Total Units 120
Cumulative GPA 2.0
University GPA 2.0
Major GPA 2.0
Residency Requirement 30 Upper-Division Units at UNR
Major Residency Requirement 15 Upper-Division Units in the major at UNR
Upper-Division Requirement 42 Upper-Division Units
Half Program Units/4 Year Institution 60 Units

 

I. University Core Curriculum Requirements (36-45 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 (3-5 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 four options:

  1. complete a fourth semester college course in a foreign language or in American Sign Language;
  2. demonstrate proficiency through placement examination or other means determined by the Department of World Languages and Literatures, including minimum CBAPE, SAT II, or IB scores;
  3. show transcript evidence of successful completion of four years of high school coursework in the same foreign language; or
  4. participate in a Studies Abroad program pre-approved 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. 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


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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