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Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements for the Sociology BA

The following is a complete listing of degree requirements for those seeking to earn a BA in Sociology from Weekend/Evening College at Mount Saint Mary’s University.

For more information, please consult a Mount advisor.

Core Courses

Total Units in Core Courses: 36

SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology (3)
SOC 117 Quantitative Research Methods (3)
SOC 118 Qualitative Research Methods
SOC 162 Human Rights
SOC 166 Sociological Theory (3)
SOC 197AB Senior Internship – two semesters (6)

Plus seven additional courses in Sociology (21 units)


In addition

A maximum of 12 lower division units in Sociology may be counted toward completion of the major. These units cannot, however, include lower division internship units (SOC 25).


To fulfill a B.A. Degree in Sociology students must complete the Sociology requirements, the general studies requirements, and the modern language requirement for a total of 124 units.

A major program of study may consist of general sociology, or a specialization program may be selected. Each specialization contains several interdisciplinary courses. These may be applied toward completion of the Sociology Major if the specialization is undertaken.

Total Units for the Major (Sociology BA): 42

Total Units for Complete Bachelor’s Degree: 124


Degree Requirements for the Sociology BS

The following is a complete listing of degree requirements for those seeking to earn a BS in Sociology from Weekend/Evening College at Mount Saint Mary’s University.

For more information, please consult a Mount advisor.

Core Courses

Total Units in Core Courses: 50

SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology (3)
SOC 117 Quantitative Research Methods (3)
SOC 118 Qualitative Research Methods (3)
SOC 160 Diversity in Society (3)
or
SOC 161 Majority-Minority Relations (3)
SOC 162 Human Rights (3)
SOC 166 Sociological Theory (3)
SOC 175 Urban Sociology (3)
SOC 197AB Internship and Practicum — two semesters (6)

Plus 8 additional courses in sociology, which can consist of one specialization in sociology (24)


In addition

A maximum of 12 lower division units in Sociology may be counted toward completion of the major. These units cannot, however, include lower division internship units (SOC 25).


Total Units for Major (Sociology BS): 50

No lower division courses in sociology can be applied for the B.S. in Sociology other than SOC 1.

Total Units for Complete Bachelor’s Degree: 124