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Sociology
Degree Requirements
Sociology Major  |  Sociology Minor

Sociology Major
(12.25 semester course credits)

Required:

SOC 055 Introduction to Sociology (1)

SOC 091 Methods of Social Research (1.25)

SOC 116 History of Sociological Thought (1)

SOC 190 Proseminar* (1)
Senior Requirement:
SOC 191 Senior Seminar (1)

*Proseminar requirement may be waived for students studying abroad during junior year. In that case, the student must take an additional sociology course to complete 12.25 credits in the major.

And seven additional sociology courses selected in consultation with the major advisor. Up to 2 semester course credits in closely allied fields can be included as part of these seven courses with approval of major advisor.

Sociology as a discipline borrows from and influences many fields. Sociology majors are encouraged to work with their advisors to put together a coherent program that includes related courses in anthropology, economics, ethnic studies, government, history, psychology, philosophy, and women's, gender and sexuality studies.

Students intending to pursue graduate study in sociology should gain proficiency in statistics, computer use, and a foreign language.

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Sociology Minor
(6 semester course credits)

Required:

SOC 055 Introduction to Sociology (1)

SOC 091 Methods of Social Research (1.25) or
SOC 116 History of Sociological Thought (1)

And select four additional courses, at least three of which must be upper division.

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E: sociology@mills.edu

Last Updated: 3/17/14