Sufficient Elective Units to Meet Required Total Units (varies); it is recommended that units in this area be utilized to complete a second major or minor.
A full description of the University’s graduation requirements can be found in the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements.
Total Units: 120*
*General Education, MI, and Upper-division Writing courses can be double counted with major requirements. Theses courses include SOC 3 or SOC 3S (Area A3) and SOC 1 or SOC 1S (Area D2). See advisor for details.
Note: For sociology majors, SOC 111 and SOC 142 will not double count towards the MI Requirement and will need to take an MI course outside the Department of Sociology.
Major Advising Notes
Tier One Lower-Division courses - SOC 1/SOC 1S and SOC 3/SOC 3S or SSCI 16 - must be completed with a grade of C or better before enrollment in Tier Two Upper-Division courses.
Tier Two Upper Division courses - SOC 125 and SOC 130W /SOC 130WS - must be completed with a grade of C or better completed before enrollment in Tier Three courses, generally before the second semester of the junior year.