Department of Sociology University of Oregon
 

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Summary of Requirements for the Major

  1. A minimum of 44 credits in undergraduate sociology courses.
  2. At least 36 of the 44 credits must be upper division and 16 of the 36 must be numbered 407 or 410-491; 12 of the 16 credits in 400-level courses must be taken at the University of Oregon.
  3. No more than 8 credits in courses numbered 401-406 and 408-409 may be applied to the major as upper division electives.
  4. Courses used to satisfy major requirements must be taken for letter grades and passed with grades of C- or better; at least a 2.00 grade point average (GPA) must be achieved in the major (D grades are not counted). Courses numbered 401-406 and 408-409 may be taken pass/no pass (P/N); P grades must be earned to apply to the major.
  5. Completion of the following courses:
    1. Development of Sociology (SOC 310)
    2. Introduction to Social Research (SOC 311)*
    3. Quantitative Methods in Sociology (SOC 312)**

Notes

*SOC 311 can also be fulfilled by successfully completing PSY303 with a grade of C- or better before Fall 2014. Effective Fall 2014, this course will no longer be accepted in lieu of SOC 311. Students who have completed PSY 303 prior to Fall 2014 may still substitute the course.

**SOC 312 can also be fulfilled by successfully completing MATH 243, 425, 426, 461 or PSY302 with a grade of C- or better

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