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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 [Archived Catalog]

Sociology Major (B.A.)


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Major code BA4251

College of Arts and Sciences 
Sociology and Anthropology Department
Bentley Annex 162
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1350
Fax: 740.593.1365
socanth@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/SocAnth

Steve Scanlan, contact person
 

Program Overview

The sociology major is designed for students who seek to develop a rigorous understanding of research methods, sociological theories, and how everyday lives and actions are influenced by broader social structures, contexts and processes.
 

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.
 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Those with degrees in sociology find meaningful and rewarding employment as consultants to business and government, social change agents (e.g., community organizers), politicians, and educators. An undergraduate major in sociology is excellent preparation for those anticipating graduate study in law, social welfare, business administration, journalism, and many technical and scientific fields. Additionally, the sociology major enhances student preparation for effective participation in the community and society at large.
 

Requirements

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

College-Level Requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences


View the A&S - College Level Requirements (A&S CLR) .

Sociology Hours Requirement


Complete a total of 30 semester credit hours of SOC coursework, including all the requirements below.

Sociology Core Courses


Earn a C or better in the following three courses:

Sociology Statistics Courses


Complete one of the following courses:

Sociology Concentration


Complete three courses at the 3000- or 4000-level.

Sociology-Criminology Electives


Complete any three sociology or sociology-criminology courses at any level. One of these courses may be a sociology internship (as listed below).

Sociology Capstone


Complete the following course:

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