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Sociology Major: Youth Studies Concentration, B.A.; B.S.

B.A. degree or B.S. degree

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Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

  1. Students must earn a grade of C (2.0) or better in SOC 200, SOC 301, and SOC 350.
  2. SOC 200, SOC 301, and SOC 350 cannot be taken on a Credit/No Credit basis.
  3. No more than three hours of coursework can be taken on a Credit/No Credit basis for the major, not including courses that are only offered with this grading option.
  4. No more than 15 hours of coursework can transfer to the major from another institution.

Program Requirements

Required Courses I (12 hours)

SOC 100Introductory Sociology

3(3-0)

SOC 200QRIntroduction to Social Research and Analysis

3(3-0)

SOC 301Sociological Theory

3(3-0)

SOC 350Social Research Methodologies

3(3-0)

Required Courses II (3 hours)

Select one of the following:

SOC 221Social Problems

3(3-0)

SOC 302Social Inequality

3(3-0)

Required Courses III (12 hours)

SOC 215Youth, Deviance, and Institutions

3(3-0)

SOC 411The Family

3(3-0)

SOC 412Sociology of Adolescence

3(3-0)

SOC 425Sociology of Childhood

3(3-0)

Required Courses IV (3 hours)

Select one of the following:

ANT 200Education and Culture

3(3-0)

SOC 311Sociology of Education

3(3-0)

Required Courses V (3 hours)

One Development Course from outside the department, selected from:

HDF 110Oppression: Roots and Impact on Human Development in the United States

3(3-0)

HDF 306Adolescent Development

3(3-0)

HST 221Growing Up in America

3(3-0)

PSY 220Developmental Psychology

3(3-0)

PSY 324Childhood and Adolescence

3(3-0)

Capstone Experience (3 hours)

SOC 530Capstone Experience in Youth Studies

3(3-0)

Total: 36 semester hours