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Sociology/Anthropology major

This section specifies the major discipline requirements only. Information on additional Bachelor of Arts requirements begins in this section.

Lower-level requirements: 19 credits

Course Title Credits
SOC 101 Introductory Sociology 3
ANTH 102 Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology 3
One of: SOC 201, 210, 215, 220, 250, ANTH 220 or MACS 240 (see Note) 3
SCMS 255 Introduction to Social Research 3
One: SOC or ANTH 100/200 level course 3
MATH 104 Introductory Statistics  
 or MATH 106 Statistics I 4

Note: Students are advised to select lower-level courses which are prerequisites (or recommended) courses for the upper-level courses of interest to them. See the course descriptions section for more information.

Upper-level requirements: 32 credits

32 credits of 300- and 400-level sociology and anthropology as follows:

Course Title Credits
SCMS 355 Quantitative Methods (see Note 1)  
 or SCMS 356 Qualitative Research Methods 4
SOC 350 Classical Sociological Thought (see Note 2) 4
12 additional upper-level credits in sociology or in SCMS courses with a sociology focus 12
12 additional upper-level credits in anthropology or in SCMS courses with an anthropology focus 12

Note 1: CRIM 320, or GEOG 352 may be substituted for SCMS 355.

Note 2: Students who are focusing on anthropology, and particularly those considering graduate work in anthropology, may use ANTH 301 to fulfill the theory requirement instead of SOC 350, with permission of the department head. Students wishing to take ANTH 301 are advised that this course is generally offered every other year.

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For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.

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