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Requirements for the Sociology Major

For students who entered SJU in the Fall of 2010 or later, or transfer students on entered SJU on the GEP curriculum.

General Education Program (GEP)

GEP Signature Courses: six courses

GEP Variable Courses: six to nine courses, including:

Social/Behavioral Science

SOC 101

Introductory Sociology

GEP Overlays: three courses

GEP Integrative Learning Component: three courses

MAT 118

Introduction to Statistics-This is necessary for use of SPSS

PSY 100

Introduction to Psychology-To complement the psychological perspective

Service Learning

Any SL course will satisfy this requirement enhancing our students' understanding of social justice

GEP Electives: 8 elective courses

Major Concentration:

SOC 102

Social Problems

SOC 211

Classical Sociological Theory

SOC 312

Social Research Methods

SOC 313

Data Analysis

SOC 495

Research Seminar

SOC 470

Special Topics

and six additional SOC courses numbered above 200 as listed.