Mississippi College

Sociology is the scientific study of human behavior, especially as it is influenced by social groups and culture. A distinctive feature of the program is the integration of theory and research utilizing significant computer applications.

The student electing sociology as a major must meet all requirements for the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.

Requirement Class Name Hours
Freshman Year   32
ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 102 English Composition 3
ENG 099 Writing Proficiency Exam 0
BIB 110 Introduction to the Old Testament 3
BIB 120 Introduction to the New Testament 3
     
SOC 205 Sociology: An Introduction to Global Context 3
or    
PHI 211 Introduction to Logic 3
     
MAT 207 Elementary Statistics 3
  Science Credits 7
  Modern Language or Electives 6
  Physical Education 1
Sophomore Year   31
ENG 211 World Masterpieces 3
     
ENG 212 Survey of British Literature 3
or    
ENG 213 Survey of American Literature 3
     
HIS 101-102 History of Western Civilization 6
or    
HIS 103-104 History of World Civilization I & II 6
or    
HIS 211-212 History of the United States 6
     
SOC 205 Sociology: An Introduction to Logic 3
or    
PHI 211 Introduction to Logic 3
     
  Sociology Electives 6
  Modern Language or Electives 6
  Physical Education 1
  Elective 3
Junior Year   31
SOC 312 Social Science Research Methods 3
SOC 315 Personality, Culture, & Socialization 3
SOC 325 Social Organization 3
SOC 342 Social Theory & Critical Thinking 3
  Fine Arts Credits 3
  Sociology Electives 3
  Minor Field Credits 9
  Physical Education Credit 1
  Elective 3
Senior Year   33
SOC 450 Seminar in Sociology 3
  Sociology Electives 6
  Minor Field Credits 9
  Electives 15

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