Sociology (BA) (16SOCBA)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Comp & Rhetoric H 4 ST 311 Introduction to Statistics 3
FL* 201 For Lang Intermed12,K 3 History II6 3
Mathematics4,A 3 SOC Elective (2** or 3**) 3
SOC 202 Principles of Sociology3 3 Social Science5,D 3
History I6,C 3 Social Science5,D 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course1,E 1
16 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Literature I8,C 3 Philosophy10,C 3
Arts and Letters9 3 SOC Elective (3** or 4**)2 3
Natural Science B 4 Literature II8 3
SOC 300 Soc. Res. Methods 4 GEP Additional Breadth Req. F 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1 SOC Elective (3** or 4**)2 3
15 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
GEP Interdisc Perspective Req. G 3 SOC Elective (3** or 4**)2 3
SOC 400 or 401 3 SOC Elective (4**)2 3
SOC Elective (3** or 4**)2 3 Social Science Elective5 3
Natural Science B 3 GEP Interdisc Perspective Req.G 2-3
Free Elective7 3 Free Elective7 3
Free Elective7 1
15 15-16

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Social Science Elective5 3 Soc Elective (4**)2 3
SOC Elective (4**)2 3 Free Elective7 3
Free Elective7 3 Free Elective7 3
Free Elective7 3 Free Elective7 3
Free Elective7 3 Free Elective7 3
15 15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*3,11,I,J: 122
Major/college requirements and footnotes
1.
Health & Exercise Studies: Any 1-credit 1xx Fitness and Wellness course.
2. Soc 4__ electives include SOC 402, 404, 407, 410, 414, 418, 425, 427, 428, 429, 430, 432, 440, 445, 450, or 465.
3. Any course with a SOC prefix is included in the major GPA.
4. Two MA courses from GEP list.
5. Twelve credit hours in social science are required. At least 3 disciplines must be represented and at least 9 hours must be outside the student’s major field of study. Choose 6 hours from the GEP Social Science list.
6. One course from History I and one course from History II. History I (AFS 275 or 276, ARC 242, HI 207, 215, 216, 232,  233, 263, 264, 270, 275, or 276) and History II (HI 205, 208, 209, 210, 221, 222, 251, 252).
7. In the case of Free Electives, no more than 12 hours may be taken for credit only or for S/U credit.
8. One course from GRP 503 Literature I and one course from GRP 503 Literature II. Literature I (ENG 219, 220, 221, 222, 251*, 261*, or 262*, FL 219, 220, 221, or 222, FLF 301, 340, 341, 342, 351, 352; FLS 340; FLG 300 or 316, FLR 303; HON 202**, 293**) and Literature II (AFS 248 ENG 207, 208, 209, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 232, 233, 246, 248, 249, 251, 252, 261, 262, 265, 266, 305, 349, 351, 362, 363, 369, 370, 371, 372, 373, 376, 377, 380, 382, 383, 385, 390, 392, 393, 394, 398, 399, 406, 407, 420, 439, 448, 449, 451, 452, 453, 460, 462, 463, 464, 465, 468, 469, 470, 471, 476, 486, or 487, FL 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 246, 392, 393, 394, 406, or 407, FLF 301, 302, 340, 341, 342, 351, 352, 414, or 492, FLN 301, 302, 401, FLS 300, 302, 304, 323, 341, 342, 343, 351, 352, 353, 403, 404, or 492, FLG 300, 316, or 323, FLR 303 or 304, GRK 320, HON 202 or 293).
*Credit is not allowed for both ENG 251 and either of ENG 261 or ENG 262.
** Honors courses may satisfy the Literature I requirement if more than half of the literature covered is outside the U.S. and prior to the twentieth century.
9. One course from Arts and Letters (All HA courses , MUS 180, 200, 201, 202, 205, 206, 230, 260, 306, 310, 315, 320, 330, 335, 350, 360. All 200 and above REL courses, ADN 111, 112, 202, 212, 219, 231, 272, 273, 281, 311, 384, 386, 414, or 454, AFS 340 or 375, ARC 140, 141, or 142, ARS 251, 252, 259, 306, 351, or 353, COM 103 203, 213, 233, 243, 303, 321, 323, 333, 340, 364, 374, or 411, DAN 272 or 295, ENG 282, 283, 321, 364, 374, 411, or 492, FL 216, FLF 318, FLG 318, FLS 318, GD 200 or 342, GRK 310, IDS 496, LAR 444, LAT 310).
10. Any 3-credit PHI course from the approved GEP list.
11. Residency requirement: Minimum of 15 hours of sociology at NC State. At least 9 of these hours at 300 level or above with a minimum of 3 hours at the 400 level or above completed at NC State.
12. A. Students with high school credit or other knowledge of French, German, Latin, or Spanish must take a placement test to determine the appropriate level for their first course. B. Students who place into FL_202 or above have met the language requirement and are eligible to receive 3 hours of advanced placement credit by enrolling in the course into which they are placed and earning a grade of “C-“ or better on the first attempt. C. FL 202 is recommended. NOTE FL 101 will not count towards graduation unless in a language other than the one used to fill the University’s FS 102 proficiency requirement. 

* General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours)
Two MA courses from GEP list. Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Mathematics requirement.
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list .
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: History Group I (AFS 275 or 276, ARC 242, HI 207, 215, 216, 233, 263, 264, 270, 275, 276); any PHI on the GEP Humanities course list
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
 X Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:
J. Global Knowledge
(GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:
K. Foreign Language proficiency Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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