May 11, 2021  
2020-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Sociology, B.A.


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Advisement and Registration

Students majoring in sociology should schedule at least two meetings each semester with their advisor. Also, all students majoring in sociology should plan their schedules in all cases with the assistance of their faculty advisor. Other faculty members and the Chairperson are also available to assist students.

Students should report to the Department Office during the first week of each semester to complete an Inventory Form. Also, a new form must be completed whenever a student’s address or telephone number changes during the course of the semester.

College-wide Requirements:

In addition to meeting the requirements in General Education and in the major, students must also complete six (6) credits in the Liberal Arts Core required of all majors in the College of Liberal Arts. Options for satisfying this requirement are outlined in the catalog under the section on the College of Liberal Arts.  Also, in order to qualify for graduation,  students  must have taken two-thirds of their junior-and senior-level requirements in the major at Morgan (unless granted prior written permission by the Dean to take courses elsewhere); and must have earned a cumulative average of 2.0 or better and a major average of 2.0 or better, with no outstanding grades below “C” in the major (which includes all courses required for the major and required supporting courses)

Requirements for the B..A. Degree in Sociology

A minimum of 120 credit hours are required to graduate with a B.A. in Sociology.  These credit hours are distributed as follows:

General Education and University Requirements    43

Liberal Arts Core Requirement    6

Requirements for the Sociology Major    71

Total Credits    120

General Education and University Requirements 43 credits


  • 3 credits
  • 3 credits
  • XXXX - MQ General Education Req. 4 credits MQ
  • XXXX - HH General Education Req. 3 credits HH
  • XXXX - IM General Education Req. 3 credits IM
  • XXXX - BP General Education Req. 4 credits with lab BP
  • XXXX - BP General Education Req. 3 credits no lab req. BP
  • XXXX - SB General Education Req. 3 credits SB1

  • XXXX - SB General Education Req. 3 credits SB1

  • XXXX - AH General Education Req. 3 credits AH

  • XXXX - AH General Education Req. 3 credits AH
  • XXXX - CT General Education Req. 3 credits CT
  • XXXX - CI General Education Req. 3 credits CI

  • 1 credits
  • XXXX - Phys. Activity or FIN 101 or MIND 101 1 credit

Liberal Arts Core 6 credits


  • XXXX - Liberal Arts Core 3 credits
  • XXXX - Liberal Arts Core 3 credits

Required Courses for the Major in Sociology 71 credits


Students majoring in Sociology must complete the following required courses:

Total Credits 120


Please see General Education Requirements Distribution Areas  for courses that satisfy General Education Requirements where not specified by the department

1  SOCI 101  and SOCI 110  cannot be used to satisfy the SB general education requirement

2  Foreign Language credits should be 2 sequential courses in the same language

Required Tracks and Suggested Curriculum Sequence:


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