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    Aug 05, 2021  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, BS

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Recommended for students intending to pursue graduate education in sociology or related fields.

Degree requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Science 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 Science degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the “College of Arts and Sciences ” requirements (excluding foreign language).

Major requirements

36 hours in sociology, of which 24 must be advanced, including the sociology core curriculum (18 specified 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.


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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