Sociology, BS (transition)

This program is not open for entry for the 2016–2017 year.

The major in sociology offers students an opportunity to explore human behavior and interaction on an individual and societal level.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.

University-Wide Requirement

Minimum 120 total semester hours required

Minimum 2.000 GPA required

Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.

Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.

Core Courses

30 semester hours required

ENG 1105
and ENG 1106
College Writing 1
and Lab for ENG 1105
ENG 1107
and ENG 1108
College Writing 2
and Lab for ENG 1107
ENG 2105
and ENG 2106
Writing Workshop
and Lab for ENG 2105
Course satisfying Engaging Difference and Diversity core3
PHL 2120Ethical Issues in Communication3
Course satisfying Engaging with the Natural and Designed World core3
MTH 1100College Algebra3
MTH 2310Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences3
or MTH 2300 Business Statistics
ITC 1000Computer Applications3
or ITC 2016 End-User Data Analysis Tools

Foundation Courses

33 semester hours required

Complete 30 semester hours of humanities, social science, and math/science electives (excluding SOC).30
HST 1100History of the World 1: Prehistory to the Renaissance3
or HST 1150 History of the World 2: From Renaissance to the Present

Major Required Courses

24 semester hours required

ANT 1150Cultural Anthropology3
SOC 1100Introduction to Sociology3
Complete 3 semester hours of SOC electives.3
HSV 3350Research Methods in Human Services3
or PSY 3450 Research in Psychology
SOC 4991Research3
Complete 9 semester hours from the following subject areas:9


Complete a minimum of 33 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.