Sociology & Urban Studies

Curriculum

Dr. Joseph McLaughlin, Chairperson

The Department of Sociology and Urban Studies offers a major in Sociology and a major in Urban Studies. Minors are offered in Sociology, Urban Studies, Africana Studies and Anthropology. The Program in Public Policy in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies also offers both Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees.

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 Internship 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 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 a Minor in Urban Studies

UR-151The Contemporary City3
UR-Urban Studies Electives15
Total Credits18

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
WS-
Women’s Studies 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
Total Credits18

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-130/LS-101
Introduction to Latin American and Latino Studies
SO-232
China: Environmental Change and Possibilities
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
Internship in International Settings
Total Credits18

Special Notes on Requirements for Anthropology Minor