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2010-2011 General Catalog 
2010-2011 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG Please see current catalog]

Sociology, BS

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Departmental Graduation Requirements

Minimum GPA for Admission: 2.5, Overall; 2.5, USU
Additional Matriculation Requirement: Complete SOC 1010  with grade of C or better
Minimum GPA for Graduation: 2.5, major; 2.0, USU; 2.0, Overall
Minimum Grade Accepted: C in SOC 1010 ; C- in major courses

Sociology majors must meet the following course requirements:

1. Complete the general requirements of the University.

Majors are expected to take STAT 1040  (QL) Introduction to Statistics to fulfill the quantitative literacy requirement for University Studies.

2. Complete a minimum of 36 credits of sociology coursework.

At least fifty percent of the sociology coursework must be completed in the USU Sociology program. Sociology majors must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 in sociology courses and earn a grade of C or better in SOC 1010  (BSS) Introductory Sociology (effective Fall Semester 2005) and a C- or better in all other courses to be counted toward the major.

3. A minor outside the program is encouraged but not required.

5. Choose a minimum of 18 credits from the following sociology elective courses.

At least 3 credits must come from each of the three specialty areas listed below.


1 Prerequisites: Six credits of departmental courses

2 Prerequisites: Six credits of departmental courses; and grade of C- or better in STAT 1040  or equivalent.

3 Prerequisites: SOC 1010 , SOC 3010 , SOC 3110 , SOC 3120 , SOC 4010 , or permission of instructor.

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