Sociology Major

No Grade below C will be acceptable in any Sociology course or any course in the major area for Sociology majors

Core Curriculum Requirements

60 Hours

All baccalaureate programs at North Georgia have as a requirement the satisfactory completion of at least 60 semester credit hours comprising the six areas of the core curriculum. A complete description of Areas A-E of the core curriculum can be found in Core Curriculum. Individual degree programs may specify exceptions and/or particular courses which must be taken within each Area A-E of the core curriculum. Those exceptions and/or course requirements and Area F of the core curriculum are shown below.

Area A

no exceptions

Area B

no exceptions

Area C

no exceptions

Area D

no exceptions

Area E

no exceptions

Area F: Courses Appropriate to Major

18 hours

SOCI 1101 Introductory Sociology

3 hours

SOCI 1160 Social Problems

3 hours

SOCI 2100 Constructions of Difference

3 hours

SOCI 2400 Social Theory

3 hours

Select two (2) electives at the 1000-2000 level from the following disciplines: ANTH, CSCI, ECON, GEOG, HIST, POLS, PSYC, MATH 2400 (if not taken above)

6 hours

*Sociology 1101 serves as a prerequisite for all other sociology courses.

Major Area

31 hours

SOCI 3020 Sociological Research Methods with Lab

4 hours

SOCI 4100 Advanced Social Theory

3 hours

SOCI 3000-4999 (may include PSYC 3070)

24 hours

Minor Area

15-18 hours

As determined by the department offering the minor



12-15 hours

U.S. and Georgia Constitution and History requirement


Military Science requirements (if applicable)

12 hours

Learning Goals (US, CT, Global)