Sociology B.A.

Eight-Semester Degree Program

State minimum core requirements may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute with general electives in consultation with their academic advisor.

Students selecting to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy in the Academic Regulations chapter for University requirements of the program as well as the Fulbright College requirements.

First YearUnits
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1:
MATH 1313 Quantitative Reasoning (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1113)
or MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)
or any MATH course numbered higher than MATH 1203
SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.3, 4.1, and 4.2)3  
World language at the Elementary I (1003) level or higher3  
State Minimum Core—U.S. History or Government (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.2)3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)  3
Select one course from the following:  3-4
MATH 2033
MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2203)
MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics
MATH 2183 Mathematical Reasoning in a Quantitative World
MATH 2554 Calculus I (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2405)
STAT 2303 Principles of Statistics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2103)
World language at the Elementary II (1013) level or higher  3
State Minimum Core—Fine Arts (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1)1  3
General Electives  3
Year Total: 15 15
Second YearUnits
ENGL 2003 Advanced Composition (as needed)3  
State Minimum Core—Science with corequisite lab (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)4  
State Minimum Core—Social Sciences (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)23  
General Electives5  
SOCI 3313 Social Research  3
State Minimum Core—Science with corequisite lab (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)  4
State Minimum Core—Social Sciences (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)2  3
General Electives  5
Year Total: 15 15
Third YearUnits
SOCI 3193 Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality3  
SOCI 3223 Social Psychology3  
State Minimum Core—Humanities (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.2)33  
Any UA offered credit hours 3000-level or higher2  
General Electives1  
General Electives (Must complete a course that satisfies General Education Outcome 5.1)43  
SOCI 3303 Social Data and Analysis
& SOCI 3301L Social Data and Analysis Laboratory
SOCI 3423 Social Theory  3
SOCI electives 3000-level or higher  3
Any 3000-level or higher credit hours or any 2000-level credit hours that have a course prerequisite  4
General Electives  1
Year Total: 15 15
Fourth YearUnits
SOCI electives 3000-level or higher6  
General Electives and Senior Writing Requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 1.2 and 6.1)59  
SOCI 4043 Seminar in Sociology  3
General Electives  12
Year Total: 15 15
Total Units in Sequence:  120