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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, B.A.


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In addition to adhering to General Education  and School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts Requirements , the Sociology major requires at least 52 units in Sociology and related courses (some of which simultaneously meet general education requirements). Courses in the major emphasis must be taken for a letter grade, and specifically may not be taken on a pass/no pass basis unless the course is only offered on a pass/no pass basis.

Lower Division Major Requirements [16 Units]


Upper Division Major Requirements [36 Units]


  • SOC 100: Sociological Theory [4.0 units]
  • At least 6 additional upper division Sociology courses [24 units]
  • Not including courses numbered in the 190s.

  • At least two additional upper division related courses outside of Sociology [8 units] **

  • ** Please consult a SSHA Advisor, visit SSHA Advising website (ssha-advising.ucmerced.edu) or MyAudit for a list of approved courses. 

Transfer Students


Transfer students who wish to major in Sociology should complete the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) at their community college. Transfer students may not be admitted to the Sociology major without specific major preparation. Please contact the Office of Admissions for current information.

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