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 Emphasis requirement9
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

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 advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
SOC 200 Introduction to Sociology 3
ANT 102 Introduction to Anthropology: Cultural 1 3
Language - appropriate level for student 3
Semester Two
SOC Elective 3
Language in sequence 3
General Education 9
Year Two
Semester Three
SOC 300 Sociological Theory 3
SOC 322 Methods of Sociological Research 3
Language in sequence or Culture Cluster 3
General Education 6
Semester Four
SOC 321 Statistics in Sociological Research 3
SOC elective 3
Language in sequence or Culture Cluster 3
General Education 6
Year Three
Semester Five
SOC elective 3
SOC elective 3
Career Prep 3
Final Language Culture Cluster (if relevant) or General Education 3
General Education 3
Semester Six
SOC elective 3
Career prep 3
Career prep 3
Career prep 3
General Education or free elective 3
Year Four
Semester Seven
SOC elective 3
Career prep or General Education 3
General Education or free electives 9
Semester Eight
SOC 492 Senior Seminar in Sociology 3
General Education or free electives 12
 Total Credits120