Information about requirements in sociology and the sociology-political science and sociology-psychology interdisciplinary majors can be found at the Sociology home page and in the Catalog under Disciplinary Majors and Minors and Interdisciplinary Majors and Minors.
Information for Non-Majors
Recommended courses and advice for non-majors. The sociology faculty encourages non-majors to enroll in introductory sociology courses, SO 101 Introduction to Sociology or SO 102 Contemporary Social Problems. Students interested in pre-law should consider SO 308 Criminal Justice, and students in the pre-health program should consider SO 370 Sociology of Medicine and SO 383 Aging and Dying.
Information for Majors
Advice for majors. The sociology faculty recommends that majors in sociology take SO 101 Introduction to Sociology as early as possible. SO 204 and SO 304, the statistics and research methods sequence, should be taken in the sophomore year if possible, but no later than the junior year.
Sociology majors should consider pursuing an internship opportunity, either through SO 412 Sociology Practicum or by contracting an interim project.
Explorations curriculum requirement in Connectivity. All students must complete a scholarly senior seminar, Exploration term, or independent study as deemed appropriate by disciplinary faculty in the major. Sociology satisfies this requirement through SO 499 Senior Interim.
All majors at the College require a senior conference. Sociology satisfies this requirement through the public presentation of student scholarship completed in the senior interim.