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Curriculum

B.A. in Sociology Total Credits
120 crs.

General Education Requirements
60 crs.
Common Core
12 crs.
ENG110 College Writing
3 crs.
ENG130 Literature and Composition
3 crs.
COM107 Introduction to Communications
3 crs.
CIS112 Introduction to Computing
3 crs.
Liberal Arts
24 crs.
History Elective
3 crs.
PHL203 Ethics
3 crs.
Social Science Elective
3 crs.
Performance, Written, or Fine Arts Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Math
6 crs.
MAT120 College Algebra
3 crs.
MAT220 Statistics I
3 crs.
Science
3 crs.
Science Elective
3 crs.
Open Electives
15 crs.
Electives
15 crs.

Leadership Core
3 crs.
LCS105 Elements of Organizations
3 crs.

Major, Core and Concentrations
51 crs.
Designated Writing Course
3 crs.
PSY413 Writing in the Behavioral Sciences
3 crs.
Major Core
27 crs.
PSY341 Research Methods in the Social Sciences
3 crs.
SOC101 Principles of Sociology
3 crs.
SOC201 Social Problems
3 crs.
SOC210 Social Inequality
3 crs.
SOC211 Sociology of Marriage & Family
3 crs.
HSV260 Social Welfare
3 crs.
SOC312 Race & Ethnicity
3 crs.
SOC340 Sociological Theory
3 crs.
SOC420 Issues in Contemporary Sociology
3 crs.
Directed Electives (Selected under advisement)
6 crs.
300-400 Level Electives
6 crs.
Concentration
15 crs.
Select an option from below.
15 crs.

COLLEGE TO CAREER CORE
6 crs.
CTC101 College Success Seminar
3 crs.
CTC301 Professional Success Seminar
3 crs.

General Sociology Concentration
15 crs.
SOC217 Alcohol and Drugs
3 crs.
SOC315 Sex and Gender
3 crs.
SOC321 Aging
3 crs.
SOC324 Deviant Behavior
3 crs.
HSV364 Human Behavior in the Social Environment
3 crs.

Legal Studies Concentration
15 crs.
LAW101 Introduction to Law
3 crs.
LAW209 Family Law
3 crs.
LAW334 Alternate Dispute Resolution
3 crs.
LAW200-300 Level Directed Elective
3 crs.
LAW300-400 Level Directed Elective
3 crs.

PSYCHOLOGY Concentration
15 crs.
PSY101 Fundamentals of Psychology I
3 crs.
PSY201 Child Development OR  PSY203 Adolescent Psychology
3 crs.
PSY220 Multicultural Psychology
3 crs.
PSY301 Social Psychology
3 crs.
PSY306 Abnormal Psychology OR PSY307 Drugs and Behavior
3 crs.

The university reserves the right to change or update the curriculum at any time. The university will notify students of any changes officially through the university website. 

For full course descriptions please refer to the University Catalog for the current Academic Year.


Program Outcomes

Post University's B.A. in Sociology degree program provides students with the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills while exploring the dynamics of social systems, social life and social change within societies.

Students who attain a B.A. in Sociology from Post University can expect to have achieved the outcomes listed below.

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of sociological theories, society and social issues

  • Students will possess the skills necessary to assess and evaluate the impact of social institutions on human behavior

  • Students will identify and define the significance of the appropriate application of various sociological theories and concepts

  • Students will recognize, evaluate and interpret structural inequalities based upon race, class, gender and/or religion

  • Students will recognize and comprehend the use of sociological research

  • Students will utilize, apply and comprehend appropriate communication skills regarding society and social issues

  • Students will recognize future career and educational objectives through synthesizing course work into the field experience