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Requirements

Sociology Major Requirements39 units
A total of 39 units is required for the major. A minimum grade-point average of 2.0 is required in these courses.
Required Core Courses12 units
Required courses should be taken in the following sequence:
SOC 120
Introduction to Sociology*
3
SOC 298
Basic Sociological Theory
3
PSYC 299
Applied Statistics
3
Select one of the following:
SOC 471
Qualitative Social Research Methods**
3
SOC 472
Quantitative Social Research Methods
3
Elective Courses27 units
Select courses from the following list to complete the required 39 units for a sociology major.
SOC 225
Contemporary Social Problems
3
SOC 230
Comparative Family Systems
3
SOC 358
Human Diversity
3
SOC 359
Immigrant L.A.
3
SOC 360
Sociology of Religion
3
SOC 404
Community
3
SOC 405
The Sociology of Gender
3
SOC 425
Social Movements
3
SOC 455
Crime and Delinquency
3
SOC 464
Social Stratification^
3
SOC 468
Contemporary Social Theory
3
SOC 495
Special Topics
3
SOC 496
Senior Seminar: Faith and Social Issues*
3
SOC 497
Readings
1–4
GLBL 301
Anthropology for Everyday Life**
3
GLBL 345
Urban Religious Movements
3
PHIL 340
Concepts of Human Nature*/**
3
PSYC 325 not found in course database

*Meets a General Education core requirement.
**Meets the Upper-division Writing Intensive requirement.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.