Apr 25, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology Major (30 hours)

A major in Sociology consists of a minimum of 30 hours of course work in Sociology.

Electives (12 hours)

Students may choose their twelve hours of electives from the many offerings in the department. At least two of the elective courses must be at the 3000- to 5000-level.

Limitations to the requirements above include: (1) a maximum of 12 hours transferred from a two-year institution may be included; (2) at least 9 hours must be taken at Western Michigan University. Any variance of the above requirements must be approved by the Undergraduate Advisor, 3225 Sangren Hall.

Transfer Students

Transfer students should see the department advisor, since any transfer credit in sociology without a stated equivalent must be evaluated by the department if it is to apply toward a sociology major or minor.

Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement

Students who have chosen the Sociology major will satisfy the Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement by successfully completing: