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Sociology and Anthropology

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Concentration in Anthropology

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Concentration in Anthropology 

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  See approved list; 6 hours met in major

0-3*

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

6-9*

*Must have a total of 9 hours in these two categories

 

Intensive Writing  See approved list; may be met by another req

0-3

Constitution Requirement  See approved list; may be met by other requirement

0-3

Requirements in Major   

33

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

3

 
 
ANTH 201  Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3

 
ANTH 202 or ANTH 220  Introduction to Biological Anthropology, Introduction to Archaeology

3

 
 
ANTH/SOCL 302+  Anthropological Theory/Social Theory

3

 
SOCL 316** Social Research I: Statistics

4

 
ANTH 341 or ANTH 345  Fieldwork in Cultural Anthropology, Field Work in Archaeology

3

 
 
SOCL 516+  Social Research II: Methods

4

 
SOCL 598  Senior Seminar in Sociology

1

 
ANTH electives  

3-6

SOCL electives  

3-6

Minor   

15-24 

Foreign Language   

0-4 

General Electives   

8-35 

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, SOCL 463-464 or SOCL 340 towards the sociology major.