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2016-2017 University Catalog

    Academic Majors/Minors


Program Director: Chris Begley (cbegley@transy.edu)
Office: Hazelrigg 105
Phone: 233-8144

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Sociology Major Pattern
First Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
SOC 1004 Intro to SociologyOR ANTH 1024 Cultural Anthropology OR Sociology Elective OR 
ANTH 1024 Cultural Anthropology SOC 1004 Intro to SociologyOR General Elective 
  Sociology Elective  

Sophomore Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
SOC 2224 Research Methods* AND 2 Sociology Electives Sociology Elective OR
Sociology Elective   General Elective 

Junior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
SOC 2224 Research Methods* (if not yet taken yet) AND SOC 3104 Sociology Theory* AND Sociology Elective
Sociology Elective Sociology Elective OR  

Senior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
Sociology Elective OR SOC 3104 Sociology Theory* (if not yet taken) AND  
Internship Sociology Elective  
SOC 4444 Senior Seminar*    

*Required Major Courses
Majors are required to take two courses in Social Institutions (SOC 2_14 or 3_14) and two courses on Social Dynamics (SOC 2_44 or 3_44), in addition to the other courses required for the major.
It is recommended that students interested in graduate school take SOC 2234 Statistical Analysis.
Students interested in the helping professions and/or graduate school in helping professions should take psychology, WRC, and micro-sociology electives and an internship with an appropriate organization in an area of career interest.

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