Sociology & Urban Studies

Curriculum

Dr. Joseph McLaughlin, Chairperson

The Department of Sociology and Urban Studies offers a major in Sociology, Urban Studies and Anthropology. Minors are offered in Sociology, Urban Studies, Africana Studies and Anthropology.

Requirements for Sociology Major

Degree of Bachelor of Arts

SO-121Introduction to Sociology3
SO-280Sociological Theory3
SO-345Sociology of Intimacy3
SO-384Cultural Anthropology3
SO-448Statistics in the Social Sciences3
SO-450Research Techniques: Social Sciences3
SO/UR-492Urban Internship3
or SO-495 Internshp in International Settings
SO-496Senior Seminar in Sociology3
SO-Sociology Electives6
Total Credits30

Special Notes on Core Curriculum Requirements for Sociology Major

Requirements for an Urban Studies Major

Degree of Bachelor of Arts

UR-151The Contemporary City3
UR-370Urban Anthropology3
UR-412Ethnicity and Race in Urban History3
UR-490Urban Field Work3
UR-491Advanced Urban Field Work3
SO-450Research Techniques: Social Sciences3
UR-Urban Studies Electives12
Total Credits30

Special Notes on Core Curriculum Requirements for Urban Studies Major

Requirements for an Anthropology Major

Degree of Bachelor of Arts

AT-243Archeology: an Introduction3
AT-313Human Evolution Ecology and Adaptation3
AT-320Anthropological Linguistics3
AT-370Urban Anthropology3
AT-384Cultural Anthropology3
SO/UR-450Research Techniques: Social Sciences3
Nine specific credits from one of the following (must be in one area)9
AS, AN, AR, CC, GS, LS, ML, AT, SO, TH or UR
Take one of the following courses3
AN-100
Introduction to Asian Studies
AN-228
Asian Film
AR-110
Art in the City
AR-240
Cultural Diversity in Art
AR-253
Environmental Art and Issues
AT-232
China: Environmental Change and Possibilities
AT-275
Pre-Columbian Civilizations
AT-294
Native American Cultures
AT-489
Globalization and Fieldwork Seminar
AS-177
Introduction to Africana Studies
AS-235
Harlem Renaissance
AS-333
Black Community and the Law
CC-256
Greek and Roman Mythology
CC-287
The City of Rome
GS-140
Introduction to Women's Studies
GS-326
The Anthropology of Gender
GS-345
Sociology of Intimacy
HS-341
American Main Currents I
HS-372
Modern Africa
HS-374
History of Modern Asia
HS-471
Bearing Witness to War and Genocide
SP-117
Spanish for Health Care Professions I
SP-180
Hispanic New York: Language and Culture
SP-249
Cultural Geography of Hispanic America
SO-224
Black Hair and Identity in America
SO-324
Sociology of Work
SO-428
Literature of East and West Africa
TH-121
Space, Place and the City (Metropolitan Sem)
TH-304
Ecological Ethics-Religious Environment
TH-343
Black Theology
UR-273
Global Feminisms
UR-410
Managing Cross-Cultural Training Skills
UR-412
Ethnicity and Race in Urban History
Total Credits30

Requirements for a Minor in Sociology

SO-121Introduction to Sociology3
Select one of the following:3
AS-
Africana Studies course
LS-
Latin American and Latino Studies course
GS-
Gender and Sexuality course
SO-Sociology electives12
Total Credits18

Requirements for a Minor in Urban Studies

UR-151The Contemporary City3
UR/SO-412Ethnicity and Race in Urban History3
UR-Urban Studies Electives12

Requirements for a Minor in Anthropology

SO/BI-313Human Evolution, Ecology and Adaptation 13
SO-370Urban Anthropology3
SO-384Cultural Anthropology3
Select three of the following9
SO-489
Globalization and Fieldwork Seminar 2
AS-177
Introduction to Africana Studies
SO-232
China: Environmental Change and Possibilities
SO/LS-101
Introduction to Latin American and Latino Studies
SO-275
Pre-Columbian Civilizations
SO-326
The Anthropology of Gender
SO-360
Intercultural Relations
SO/UR-412
Ethnicity and Race in Urban History
SO-495
Internshp in International Settings
Total Credits18

Special Notes on Requirements for Anthropology Minor

Requirements for Anthropology Major

Degree of Bachelor of Arts

AT – 243 Linguistics 3
AT – 313 Evolution, Adaptation and Culture 3
AT- 370 Urban Anthropology 3
AT – 384 Cultural Anthropology 3
AT – 450 Anthropological Methods 3
AT  – 489 Archeology 3
AT – Area of Studies Three Courses from a Concentration 9
The nine specific credits are from one of the following. These must be in one area:
AS- Africana Studies
AN- Asian Studies
CC- Classics
AR- Fine Arts/Art History
GS- Gender and Sexuality Studies
LS- Latin American and Latino Studies
ML- Modern Language
HS- Indigenous Americans
SO- Sociology
TH- Theology
UR- Urban Studies
AT – Anthropology Elective 3
The elective three-credit course can include but not be limited to:
Anthropology of Gender
Peoples and Cultures of North American
Black Hair
Pre-Columbian Civilizations
Medical Anthropology
Approved Travel Courses
Several from Asian Studies
Several Fine Arts Classes
Several Classics Classes
Several History Classes
Black Novel
Black Religion
Total Credits 30

Special Notes on Core Curriculum Requirements for Sociology Major

1 Anthropology majors are encouraged to take MA-105 Elementary Applied Mathematics and MA-106 Introduction to Probability and Statistics for the Core Mathematics Requirement.
2 Courses required for the major do NOT count towards the Core Social Science Requirement.