Eight-Semester Plan for B.S. in Sociology

Major Program Guide For: B.S. in Sociology
Suggested Course Sequence

  • Total for Degree: 120 Credit Hours
  • Total Hours of Prerequisites: 0
  • Must maintain a 2.0 in the major
  • Students may finish earlier if they attend summer school at WCU or another approved institution.
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
ENGL 101 Composition I 3 MATH 101 or higher   3
C5   Physical/Biological Science 3 C5   Physical/Biological Science 3
C4 123/101 Wellness 3 P1   Social Science 3
190 Series 190 First Year Seminar 3 P4   Humanities 3
SOC 103 Human Society 3 ENGL 102 Composition II 3
 
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
P5   Fine and Performing Arts 3 P6   World Cultures 3
P3   History 3 SOC   Elective 3
CMHC 201 Communication 3 Minor/Approved Program     3
Minor/Approved Program     3 Minor/Approved Program     3
SOC   Elective 3 General   Elective 3

Upper Level Perspective (ULP): An approved Upper Level Liberal Studies Perspectives course is required in one of the Liberal Studies Perspectives categories.

Junior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
SOC 385 Methods of Social Research 3 SOC   Elective 3
SOC 391 Sociological Theory 3 SOC 386 Analysis of Social Data 3
Upper Level Perspective     3 Minor/Approved Program     3
Minor/Approved Program     3 General   Elective 3
Minor/Approved Program     3 General   Elective 3
Upper Level Perspective (ULP): An approved Upper Level Liberal Studies Perspectives course is required in one of the Liberal Studies Perspectives categories.
Senior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
SOC   Elective 3 SOC   Elective 3
SOC   Elective 3 SOC   Elective 3
Minor/Approved Program   Elective 3 Minor/Approved Program   Elective 3
General   Elective 3 General   Elective 3
General   Elective 3 General   Elective 3

NOTES:

  • Total for Degree: 120 Credit Hours
  • Total Hours of Prerequisites: 0
  • Must maintain a 2.0 in the major
  • Students may finish earlier if they attend summer school at WCU or another approved institution.
 

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