Mathematics and Sociology, BS

In the mathematics and sociology combined-major BS program, sociology and mathematics courses help lay the groundwork for strong basic training that seeks to prepare students toward developing sociological models using mathematics.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Experiential Liberal Arts

All undergraduate students in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities are required to complete the Experiential Liberal Arts Requirement.

Mathematics Requirements

Problem Solving
MATH 1365Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning4
MATH 1341Calculus 1 for Science and Engineering4
MATH 1342Calculus 2 for Science and Engineering4
MATH 2321Calculus 3 for Science and Engineering4
Intermediate and Advanced Mathematics
MATH 2341Differential Equations and Linear Algebra for Engineering4
MATH 2331Linear Algebra4
MATH 3081Probability and Statistics4
Math Electives
Complete two courses in the following range that are not required in the requirements above:8
MATH 30001 to MATH 5999

Sociology Requirements 

Sociology Required Courses
SOCL 2300Social Theory4
SOCL 2320Statistical Analysis in Sociology4
SOCL 2321Research Methods in Sociology4
ANTH 1101Peoples and Cultures4
ANTH 2305Global Markets and Local Culture4
Sociology Electives
Complete one course from each course range:
Introductory Elective4
SOCL 1101 to SOCL 1999
Intermediate Elective4
SOCL 2000 to SOCL 3999
Advanced Elective4
SOCL 4000 to SOCL 4999
Capstone Requirement
SOCL 4600Senior Seminar4

Integrative Requirement 

Complete one of the following:4
The Twenty-First-Century Workplace
Environment, Technology, and Society
Computers and Society
Wired/Unwired: Cybercultures and Technopolitics
Applied Mathematics Capstone
Introduction to Mathematical Methods and Modeling

Mathematics and Sociology Combined-Major Credit Requirement

Complete 68 semester hours in the major.

Program Requirement

128 total semester hours required

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
MATH 13414MATH 13424VacationVacation
MATH 13654SOCL 23004  
ANTH 11014SOCL 23204  
ENGW 11114Elective4  
 16 16 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
MATH 23214MATH 23414VacationVacation
ANTH 23054Elective4  
SOCL 23214SOCL elective4  
Elective4MATH elective4  
 16 16 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
MATH 23314Co-opCo-opVacation
SOCL elective4   
MATH elective4   
 16 0 0 0
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
MATH 30814Co-opCo-opVacation
SOCL elective4   
 16 0 0 0
Year 5
Elective4Integrative course4  
 16 16  
Total Hours: 128