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  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, BA


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A Bachelor of Arts with a major in sociology provides a well-rounded and comprehensive understanding of social theory and research methods and prepares you for numerous careers in human services and corporations or for an entry-level research job as an interviewer or statistician.


Degree Requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Arts with a major in sociology.

Hours required and general/college requirements


A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the “College of Arts and Sciences ” requirements.

Major requirements


30 hours in sociology, of which 21 must be advanced, including the sociology core curriculum plus 15 additional hours in sociology, of which 12 must be taken at UNT and at the advanced level (3000 or 4000). Note: Students must receive a C or better in sociology core curriculum courses.

Minor


Recommended but not required.

Other requirements


  • Minimum sociology grade point average of 2.5 is required for graduation.
  • A total of 42 hours upper-division work (advanced courses).
  • 30-hour residence requirement.

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