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Course Requirements


Sample Four-Year Plan

The following represents only one of many paths students can take to complete the major in sociology.

Note that students typically take four courses per semester for a total of eight each year. Check the Coe catalog to review all of your options.

First Year

  • SOC-107 Introductory Sociology 
  • SOC-207 Sociology of the Family

Second Year

  • SOC-235 Methods of Sociological Research
  • SOC-247 Sociology of Race
  • STA-100 Statistical Foundations and STA-110 Inferential Statistics

Third Year

  • SOC- 450 Sociological Theory
  • SOC-355 Deviant Behavior
  • SOC-425 Social Change

Fourth Year

  • SOC-445 Small Groups
  • SOC-465 Capstone Seminar in Sociology