Core Requirements: Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.
Program Admission Requirements: A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in attempted coursework at Fayetteville State University is required for acceptance into the undergraduate degree program in Sociology. This restriction does not apply to transfer students. Students who wish to be admitted to the Online Degree Completion (ODC) Program must meet the following requirements: complete SOCI 210 or its equivalent and complete all the coursework in the University College Core Curriculum. These restrictions do not apply to students in a dual-enrollment arrangement with the Community College System.
Other Major Requirements: The following core courses must be taken within the department: SOCI 335 And SOCI 350 And SOCI 480. Sociology majors must complete a Major Field Test (MFT) exam in the senior year. Grade of C or higher is required in all major courses. Additionally, a grade of C or higher is required for all courses that are needed for the minor and electives.
Graduation Requirements: All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester. A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher is required to graduate from the BA program in Sociology.