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Courses for a Degree in Sociology

In addition to a focus on sociology courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Sociology Courses:

  • Elements of Sociology
  • Comparative Societies
  • Self and Society
  • Principles of Social Problems
  • Introduction to Social Research
  • American Society
  • Family Sociology
  • Women in Society
  • Social Inequality
  • Health, Gender, and Society
  • Urban Sociology
  • Women and Work
  • Sociology of the Economy
  • Collective Behavior
  • Social Conflict
  • Dispute Settlement
  • Sociology of Violence

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology