Sociology Undergraduate Major (BA, BS, HBA, HBS)
This major offers the following option(s):
Also available via Ecampus.
Sociology is the study of human social behavior and sociologists examine interactions within and between groups and resulting social institutions. The undergraduate program in sociology provides a general analysis and broad understanding of human societies and culture for persons in all fields. Selecting courses around a topic or theme of interest adds meaning to one’s education and strengthens the base of understanding from which one can pursue a career or further education. There are currently two options for both Corvallis campus students and Ecampus students to choose from: Crime and Justice, and Environmental and Natural Resources.
Major Code: 980
- Recognize and interpret existing sociological knowledge.
- Construct sociological explanations for social phenomena.
- Conduct sociological inquiry.
- Make sociological sense of relevant data.
- Interpret the quantitative results and articulate the findings (1-20 pts).
|Select 51 credits|
|SOC 204||*INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (Prereq. to all upper-division sociology courses] Also offered via Ecampus)||3|
|SOC 315||^METHODS I: RESEARCH DESIGN (Also offered via Ecampus.)||4|
|SOC 316||METHODS II: QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS (Also offered via Ecampus.)||4|
|SOC 413||SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY (Also offered via Ecampus.)||4|
|Select 33 credits 1||33|
|Total credits required for graduation||180|
Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
Writing Intensive Course (WIC)
Transfer students may apply a maximum of 12 credits of lower-division sociology credits toward a degree in sociology.
Major Code: 980