2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 16, 2024  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, B.A.

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Program Requirements

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.

University College Core Curriculum: 38 Credits

Transitional Studies - University Studies: 2 Credits

UNIV 101 -UNIV 102  required for all first time students; UNIV 110  required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111  may be required based on academic performance.

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Communication Skills - Written Communication: 3 Credits

Communication Skills - Oral Communication 3

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Information Literacy: 3 Credits

Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking: 3 Credits

Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning: 3 Credits

MATH 121  may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.

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Program Requirements: 82 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 120

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