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Majors and More

Sociology and Anthropology

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Concentration in Criminology

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Concentration in Criminology 

General Education Courses

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Critical Skills     
Writing and Critical Thinking   
WRIT 101 Composition

3

CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking, & Writing

3

Quantitative Skills     
MATH 105 or 150 or 151 or 201

3

Logic/Language/Semiotics   
Foreign Language At the 102 level

3-4 

  See approved list 

3

Oral Communication  See approved list; may be met by another req

0-3

Technology  See approved list; may be met by another req

0-3

Skills for a Common Experience and Thinking Across Disciplines   
HMXP 102 The Human Experience: Who Am I?

3

Global Perspectives  See approved list 

3

Historical Perspectives  See approved list 

3

Developing Critical Skills Applying them to Disciplines   
Natural Science  See approved list; from 2 categories and one must be a lab science

7

Social Science  3-6 met in major, 3 from another designator

3-6*

Humanities and Arts  See approved list; must have at least 2 subject designators

6-9*

*Must have a total of 9-12 hours in these two categories  
Intensive Writing  See approved list, p. 16; may be met by another req

0-3

Constitution Requirement   

 

    PLSC 201 recommended American Government

 0-3

Requirements in Major   

33 

SOCL 101+ or SOCL 201+  Social Problems and Social Policy, Principles of Sociology

3

 
 
SOCL 227  Introduction to Criminal Justice Systems

3

 
SOCL 316+**  Social Research I: Statistics

4

 
ANTH/SOCL 302+  Anthropological Theory, Social Theory

3

 
SOCL 325  Criminology

3

 
SOCL 516+  Social Research II: Methods

4

 
SOCL 598  Senior Seminar in Sociology

1

 
Six hours from

 

SOCL 330  Sociology of Deviant Behavior

3

 
SOCL 335  Law Enforcement and Social Control

3

 
SOCL 337  Corrections

3

 
SOCL 525  Sociology of Law

3

 
Additional hours of SOCL  

3-6

Additional hours of ANTH (may not be used in an ANTH minor)

0-3

(must have a total of 6 hours in SOCL or ANTH electives)  
Minor   

15-24 

Foreign Language   

0-4 

General Electives   

5-35 

Total   

124 

†This requirement may be met by a satisfactory score on a recognized examination or by passing any foreign language course numbered 102 or any course with 102 as a prerequisite. A maximum of one course may be counted in the Logic/Language/Semiotics Area. 

+C or better required.

**Students with double majors in Psychology and Sociology or Sociology majors with a minor in Psychology may substitute PSYC
301 (with a grade of C or higher) for SOCL 316 provided they complete an additional course in Sociology. Consult advisers for
appropriate courses.
 

The student must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours of SOCL/ANTH courses in residence at Winthrop University.

Although not specifically required, students are strongly encouraged to take related courses in ECON, HIST, MATH, PLSC and PSYC.

Sociology majors are required to enroll in SOCL 316 the first semester after admission to the major, and they may not enroll in more than one SOCL/ANTH course per semester (apart from SOCL 316 or SOCL/ANTH302) until they complete both SOCL 316 and SOCL/ANTH 302 with a grade of C or better. Sociology majors must attain a C or better in SOCL/ANTH302 and SOCL316 to enroll in SOCL516. Sociology majors must attain a C or better in SOCL516 to complete the major. Sociology majors are limited to a total of three hours credit in ANTH 463-464, ANTH 340, SOCL463-464 or SOCL 340 towards the sociology major.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page. 

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