Dec 04, 2020  
2008-09 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
2008-09 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Sociology Major B.A.

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The Bachelor of Arts in Sociology is designed to help students reach an understanding of Sociology and to connect this understanding with the actual social world. Credit may not be earned in both Sociology courses and Social Work or Anthropology courses with the same number or title. At least 18 hours of advanced (3000, 4000) courses are required on a Sociology major. Eighteen hours must be earned at NSU.


  • Elective advanced Sociology courses (and/or 2023) 18 hours

Total 37 hours



Sociology Minor

  • Eighteen hours and requires Soc 1113.

Gerontology Minor

An 18 hour minor in gerontology may be earned by completing the following courses:



Courses may not count for both sociology major and gerontology minor credit.

Liberal Arts and Science Courses

# – Liberal Arts & Sciences Courses

Policies of the College of Liberal Arts

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT: Majors in Sociology must have 2.0 GPA for all required (core) courses.
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT: Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses numbered 3000 and above.
LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES: At least 80 semester credit hours are required in Liberal Arts & Sciences. The general track in Sociology together with general education hours provides for 72 hours. The Gerontology track provides for 61 hours. The student is advised to take a minor or second major in Liberal Arts & Sciences fields in order to satisfy this requirement.


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