Sociology Course Plan

Catalog Year 2016-2017

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Principles of Sociology (SOCI 150) 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 16 credits

Spring Semester

Sociology Concentration Elective Requirement 3 credits
MATH GE Requirement 3 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
HUMA 205 or Literature and Philosophy GE Requirements 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Race and Ethnicity (SOCI 380) 3 credits
Statistical Procedures (SOCI 340) 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts Requirements 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 48 credits

Spring Semester

Sociology Concentration Elective Requirement 3 credits
Sociology Concentration Elective Requirement 3 credits
History or Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 63 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Sociology Concentration Elective Requirement 3 credits
Sociology Concentration Elective Requirement 3 credits
History and Theology of Christianity 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 79 credits

Spring Semester

Social Inequality (SOCI 363) 3 credits
Social Theory (SOCI 373) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credits 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Career Mapping and Industry Awareness (GEED 216) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Research Methods (SOCI 390) 3 credits
Internship/Field Experience (SOCI 475) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 110 credits

Spring Semester

Senior Research Project (SOCI 480 ) 3 credits
Christianity and Culture (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Developing Professional Identity (GEED 218) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

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