The Sociology Major is a 120 unit major, of which 44 units are earned in Sociology.  Students are encouraged to declare a second major or minor in a related discipline, depending on their interests.

Lower Division Requirements (9 units):

SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology (3)
SOC 201: Social Problems in a Service Learning Context (3)
SOC 202: Introduction to Research Methods (3)

Upper Division Requirements (20 units):

SOC/POLS/PSY 303: Statistical Applications In The Social Sciences (4)
SOC 310: Research Methods in Sociology (4)
SOC 350: Stratification and Social Class (3)
SOC 420: Classical Sociological Theory (3)
SOC 421: Contemporary Sociological Theory (3)
SOC 499: Capstone (3)

Sociology Electives (15 units)

SOC 309: Topics in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies (1)
SOC 322: Sociology of Popular Culture (3) (ENGL/COMM)
SOC 330: Political Sociology (3) (POLS)
SOC 331: Narratives of the Working Class (3) (ECON/ENGL/HIST/POLS
SOC 336: Social Entrepreneurship (3) (BUS)
SOC 348: Healthy Aging (3) (PSY/NURS)
SOC 352: Social Movements (3)
SOC 360: Race and Ethnicity (3)
SOC 370: Crime and Society (3)SOC 372: Urban Sociology (3)
SOC 374: Sociology of Organizations (3)
SOC 412: Sex, Love and Money: The Family (3)
SOC 410: Sociology of Gender and Sexuality (3)
SOC 415: Sociology of Religion (3)
SOC 410: Sociology of Gender and Sexuality (3)
SOC 418: Sociology of Education (3)
SOC 425: Contemporary Immigration Issues (3) (CHS)
SOC 429: Social Change in Spain (3) (SPAN)
SOC 440: Population Studies (3) (ESRM)
SOC 448: Sociology of Globalization and Development (3) (BUS/ECON)
SOC 490: Topics in Sociology (3)
SOC 492: Field Experience in Sociology (3)
SOC 494: Independent Research (3)

Required Supporting, GE Elective Courses (78 units)

American Institutions Requirement (6)
Other GE Courses (45)
Electives (26)

Students are encouraged to declare a minor or a second major in related fields based on their career interests. Possible combinations include, but are not limited to, Anthropology, Political Science, Psychology, Spanish and History.