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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, B.A.


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Requirements for the liberal arts major in sociology, B.A. program


To earn a Bachelor of Arts with a major in sociology, *students must complete a minimum of 40 credits, 20 of which must be taken at the 300-400 level including:

2. One class from each of the following categories


3. 8 elective credits at the 300-400 level, 4 of which may include anthropology.


Note


*No more than 8 credits counted toward the major may be taken in SOC 190 , SOC 392 , SOC 399  or SOC 480 .

Requirements for the combined liberal arts major in sociology/anthropology, B.A. program


To earn a Bachelor of Arts with a combined major in sociology/anthropology, students must complete a minimum of 20 credits in sociology and 20 credits in anthropology including the following:

Requirements for modified majors in sociology and/or anthropology with a linguistics concentration, B.A. program


To earn a modified major in sociology with a concentration in linguistics, students must complete a minimum of 20 credits in sociology, including SOC 100 , SOC 202 , SOC 203 , SOC 400 , and a minimum of 20 credits in linguistics including LIN 201 , LIN 303 , LIN 304 , and either LIN 403  or LIN 404 , and LIN 376  or SOC 376 .

To earn a modified major in anthropology with a concentration in linguistics, students must complete AN 101  and AN 102 , plus a minimum of 12 additional credits in anthropology and 20 credits in linguistics, including: LIN 201 , LIN 303 , LIN 304 , and either LIN 403  or LIN 404 , and either LIN 374or AN 374  or LIN 375 or AN 375 .

Transfer agreement programs in sociology with a specialization in criminal justice


The Department of Sociology/Anthropology offers the B.A. in sociology with a specialization in criminal justice as part of an articulation agreement with Oakland Community College in Auburn Hills and with Macomb Community College. Under the terms of these agreements, students who earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in criminal justice or in law enforcement, or in corrections at Oakland Community College or an Associate of Applied Science degree in law enforcement at Macomb Community College, may transfer to Oakland University and earn a B.A. in sociology with a criminal justice specialization. Students must meet the requirements at their respective institutions; at OU that means completing university general education, U. S. diversity, college distribution and major requirements. A brochure detailing the guidelines and required courses is available in the department and in the College of Arts and Sciences Advising Office.

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