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

ANTH 4200Urban Anthropology

3

Electives (6 hours in any of the following courses)

ANTH 3210Cultures of African People

3

ANTH 3220Peoples and Cultures of Native North America

3

ANTH 3260World Cultures and Peoples (Area Ethnography)

3

ANTH 4200Urban Anthropology

3

ANTH 4220North American Archaeology

3

ANTH 4230Ethnomedicines of the Americas

3

ANTH 4260Topics in Ethnology

3

ANTH 4520Psycholinguistics

3

ANTH 4920Seminar in Anthropological Problems

3

GEOL 4040Geoarchaeology

3

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

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

3

SOC 4300Sociology of Gender

3

Sociology Electives

(6 hours in any of the following courses)

SOC 3140American Society

3

SOC 3800Work and Society

3

SOC 3810Sociology of Education

3

SOC 3820Medical Sociology

3

SOC 3840World Population and Social Issues

3

SOC 3950Sociology of Latin America

3

SOC 4020Collective Behavior

3

SOC 4140Urban Sociology

3

SOC 4150American Family Problems

3

SOC 4250Latino/a Migration in the World Economy

3

SOC 4500Law, Family, and Public Policy

3

SOC 4700Women's Health and Issues of Diversity

3

SOC 4750Social Change and Globalization

3

SOC 4800/SOC 8806Contemporary Topics in Sociology

3

SOC 4830Sociology of Mental Illness

3

SOC 4850Sociology of Religion

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Anthropology Electives

(3 hours in any of the following courses)

ANTH 3210Cultures of African People

3

ANTH 3220Peoples and Cultures of Native North America

3

ANTH 3260World Cultures and Peoples (Area Ethnography)

3

ANTH 4210Cultural Anthropology

3

ANTH 4220North American Archaeology

3

ANTH 4260Topics in Ethnology

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Organizational Sociology Concentration (12 hours)

Required (9 hours)

SOC 3610Social Organization

3

SOC 3800Work and Society

3

ANTH 4210Cultural Anthropology

3

Electives

(3 hours in any of the following courses)

SOC 3180Occupations and Careers

3

SOC 4020Collective Behavior

3

SOC 4100The Community

3

SOC 4550Social Diversity in Organizations

3

SOC 4620Sociology of Formal Organizations

3

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.