Bachelor’s in Sociology Curriculum

People may complain about the stress of modern life, yet they commonly misinterpret the forces behind human behavior. Sociology gives you the tools to examine human groupings and behavior from a scientific and humanistic standpoint. While everyone may have an opinion on social issues, you'll have the research and data-driven expertise to enlighten the civic conversation.

Required Courses (24 credits)
Credits
ANTH 1020
Introduction to Anthropology (ANTH 1020 / Credits: 3 )
3
MATH 2020(H)
Applied Statistics or Applied Statistics Honors (MATH 2020(H) / Credits: 3 )
3
SOCL 1020
Introduction to Sociology (SOCL 1020 / Credits: 3 )
3
SOCL 2510
Social Problems (SOCL 2510 / Credits: 3 )
3
SOCL 3000
Research Methods in the Social Sciences (SOCL 3000 / Credits: 3 )
3
SOCL 3250
Senior Seminar (SOCL 3250 / Credits: 3 )
3
Ethical/Moral Issues (Select 3 credits from the following courses)
Credits
PHIL 2000
Moral Issues (PHIL 2000 / Credits: 3 )
3
PHIL 3010
Ethical Issues in Communication (PHIL 3010 / Credits: 3 )
3
PHIL 3180(H)
Biomedical Ethics or Biomedical Ethics Honors (PHIL 3180(H) / Credits: 3 )
3
PHIL 3200
Ethics and Sport (PHIL 3200 / Credits: 3 )
3
PHIL 3360
Environmental Ethics (PHIL 3360 / Credits: 3 )
3
Major Electives (21 credits)
Any SOCL
Select 21 credits from any non-core SOCL courses. At least 12 of these credits must be at the 3000/4000 level (Any SOCL )

Students are required to complete 30 credit hours as part of the General Education Program. For specific course requirements, refer to the “General Education Program” section on page 95 of the NSU Undergraduate Student catalog.

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.