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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Sociology Major (B.A.)


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Major code BA4251

College of Arts and Sciences 
Sociology and Anthropology Department
Bentley Annex 162
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1350
Fax: 740.593.1365
socanth@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/SocAnth

Charlie Morgan, contact person
morganc3@ohio.edu

Program Overview

The sociology major is designed for students who seek to develop a rigorous understanding of research methods, sociological theories, and how everyday lives and actions are influenced by broader social structures, contexts and processes.
 

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.
 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

With valuable skills in critical thinking, research methods, statistics, and writing, those with a sociology degree find meaningful and rewarding employment in variety of careers. Career opportunities for sociology majors exist with private companies, social service agencies, higher education, local, state, and federal government, and organizations of all kinds. For example, graduates may find work in the areas of community organizing, labor relations, law, minority affairs, rural development, urban planning, economic and environmental sustainability, healthcare, disability services, social welfare, substance abuse, immigration, juvenile delinquency, counseling, criminal justice, and many technical and scientific fields. Employers now look most favorably on candidates with strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills, all of which we emphasize in our program.

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Requirements

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

Liberal Arts and Sciences Distribution Requirement


View the A&S - College Level Requirements (A&S CLR) .

Sociology Hours Requirement


Complete a total of 30 semester credit hours of SOC coursework, including all the requirements below.

Sociology Core Courses


Earn a C or better in the following three courses:

Sociology Concentration


Complete three courses at the 3000- or 4000-level.

Sociology Electives


Complete any three sociology courses (9 hours) at any level.

Sociology Capstone


Complete the following course:

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