B.A. in Sociology

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
MAT 103 or higher recommended
Public Speaking requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement 3
Science requirement6
Behavioral and Social Science requirement 16
Introduction to Anthropology: Cultural
Humanities requirement6
Arts requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis9
Language and Culture Requirement3-15
Demonstrating language proficiency through the intermediate level (202) or demonstrating language proficiency through the elementary II (102) level of a language and further acquiring a cultural foundation.
Major Requirements
SOC 200Introduction to Sociology3
SOC 300Sociological Theory3
SOC 321Statistics in Sociological Research3
SOC 322Methods of Sociological Research3
SOC 492Senior Seminar in Sociology3
Sociology Electives
Select six advanced courses in sociology18
Related/Cognate Area
Select five non-sociology courses approved by the student's adviser15
Total Minimum Credits Required120
1

 Sociology majors must take ANT 102.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program.  Course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic adviser with any questions.

Year One
Semester OneCredits
SOC 200Introduction to Sociology3
ANT 1021Introduction to Anthropology: Cultural3
Language - appropriate level for student3
WRT3
MAT3
 Credits15
Semester Two
SOC Elective3
Language in sequence3
General Education9
 Credits15
Year Two
Semester Three
SOC 300Sociological Theory3
SOC 322Methods of Sociological Research3
Language in sequence or Culture Cluster3
General Education6
 Credits15
Semester Four
SOC 321Statistics in Sociological Research3
SOC elective3
Language in sequence or Culture Cluster3
General Education6
 Credits15
Year Three
Semester Five
SOC elective3
SOC elective3
Career Prep3
Final Language Culture Cluster (if relevant) or General Education3
General Education3
 Credits15
Semester Six
SOC elective3
Career prep3
Career prep3
Career prep3
General Education or free elective3
 Credits15
Year Four
Semester Seven
SOC elective3
Career prep or General Education3
General Education or free electives9
 Credits15
Semester Eight
SOC 492Senior Seminar in Sociology3
General Education or free electives12
 Credits15
1

  Required Behavioral/Social Science Distributive