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    May 27, 2024  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, BA

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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 “General University Requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Public Affairs and Community Service  requirements.

Major Requirements:

39 hours in sociology, of which 30 must be advanced, including the sociology core curriculum plus 21 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.


None required.


31-38 hours (18 advanced).

Other Requirements:

  • Students must have a cumulative UNT grade point average or transfer grade point average of 2.3 to declare sociology as a major.
  • 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.

A maximum of 36 hours of correspondence, extension, credit by examination and/or military service credit is allowed toward degree.

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