Sociology

Major in Sociology

Major: Bachelor of Science, Sociology, 37 credits

Application process:  Majors are declared through the College of Arts and Sciences. To be accepted with a major in Sociology, you must take Introduction to Sociology earning a grade of "C" or better. Additionally, you must take another 3-credit hour course in Sociology or Anthropology earning a grade of "C" or better. If you are in the process of completing or have not completed these requirements, then your application may be deferred or rejected.

Course Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credits Per Course

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SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

SOC 301

Social & Cultural Theory

3

ANT/AMS

SOC 312

Research Design for the Social Sciences

3

ANT/HAP

SOC 314

Statistics for the Social Sciences

4

ANT/HAP

SOC 411

Social Inequality and Stratification

3

ANT/AMS

SOC 499

Capstone: Applying the Social Sciences

3

ANT

307-570

18 credits from our upper division courses

3-6/course

New Electives:

 

SOC 322

 

Victim Advocacy: Policy and Practice

*Corresponds to Nebraska Victim Assistance Academy offered as a one-week training every summer

SOC 323

Crime, Victimization and Urban Environments

MAGIS Core: Doing Social Science

SOC 540

2040 Initiative Seminar

Integrated course with the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Law


Minor: Sociology, 18 credits

Application process:  Minors are declared through the College of Arts and Sciences. To be accepted with a minor in Sociology, you must take Introduction to Sociology earning a grade of "C" or better.

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