Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology/Anthropology (B.A.)

The department offers four concentrations for the Bachelor of Arts degree: general sociology, anthropology, inequality and social justice, and organizational sociology.

Degree Requirements

General Sociology Concentration (12 hours)

Anthropology Concentration (12 hours)

Required (6 hours)

ANTH 3910Introduction to Physical Anthropology

3 credits

ANTH 4200Urban Anthropology

3 credits

Electives (6 hours in any of the following courses)

ANTH 3210Cultures of African People

3 credits

ANTH 3220Peoples and Cultures of Native North America

3 credits

ANTH 3260World Cultures and Peoples (Area Ethnography)

3 credits

ANTH 4200Urban Anthropology

3 credits

ANTH 4220/ANTH 8226North American Archaeology

3 credits

ANTH 4230Ethnomedicines of the Americas

3 credits

ANTH 4260Topics in Ethnology

3 credits

ANTH 4520Psycholinguistics

3 credits

ANTH 4920/ANTH 8926Seminar in Anthropological Problems

3 credits

GEOL 4040Geoarchaeology

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Inequality and Social Justice Concentration (12 hours)

Required (3 hours in any of the following courses. We encourage students to take all three courses, and any courses beyond the first three hours may count as sociology electives, below.)

SOC 3690Social Stratification

3 credits

SOC 3900Race and Ethnic Relations in the U.S.

3 credits

SOC 4300Sociology of Gender

3 credits

Sociology Electives

(6 hours in any of the following courses)

SOC 3140American Society

3 credits

SOC 3800Work and Society

3 credits

SOC 3810Sociology of Education

3 credits

SOC 3820Medical Sociology

3 credits

SOC 3840World Population and Social Issues

3 credits

SOC 3950Sociology of Latin America

3 credits

SOC 4020Collective Behavior

3 credits

SOC 4140Urban Sociology

3 credits

SOC 4150American Family Problems

3 credits

SOC 4250Latino/a Migration in the World Economy

3 credits

SOC 4500Law, Family, and Public Policy

3 credits

SOC 4700/HED 4700Women's Health and Issues of Diversity

3 credits

SOC 4750Social Change and Globalization

3 credits

SOC 4800Contemporary Topics in Sociology

3 credits

SOC 4830Sociology of Mental Illness

3 credits

SOC 4850Sociology of Religion

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Anthropology Electives

(3 hours in any of the following courses)

ANTH 3210Cultures of African People

3 credits

ANTH 3220Peoples and Cultures of Native North America

3 credits

ANTH 3260World Cultures and Peoples (Area Ethnography)

3 credits

ANTH 4210Cultural Anthropology

3 credits

ANTH 4220/ANTH 8226North American Archaeology

3 credits

ANTH 4260Topics in Ethnology

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Organizational Sociology Concentration (12 hours)

Required (9 hours)

SOC 3610Social Organization

3 credits

SOC 3800Work and Society

3 credits

ANTH 4210Cultural Anthropology

3 credits

Electives

(3 hours in any of the following courses)

SOC 3180Occupations and Careers

3 credits

SOC 4020Collective Behavior

3 credits

SOC 4100The Community

3 credits

SOC 4550Social Diversity in Organizations

3 credits

SOC 4620Sociology of Formal Organizations

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Students must complete the core courses plus 9 hours of upper division (3000 and 4000 level) sociology courses and one 3 hour upper division anthropology course. Sixteen hours of foreign language is required.