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Sociology

A.B. Degree Requirements:

General emphasis:  
 
UNITS
Preparatory Subject Matter
29-30
Sociology 1; 46A, and 46B 14
Sociology 2, 3, 4, 5, 11, 25, 30A, or 30B 3-4
Anthropology 2 or 20 4
Select from History 4A, 4B, 4C, 6, 7A, 7B, 7C, 8, 9A, 9B, 10C, 15, 17A, 17B 4
Select from Philosophy 5, 14, 24 4
Depth Subject Matter
44
(A) Sociology 100 4
(B) Select one course from each of the following four categories:
Individual, Culture and Society: Sociology 125, 126, 135 4
Stratification and Social Differentiation: Sociology 130, 132, 140 4
Organizations and Institutions: Sociology 118, 131, 146, 180A 4
Social Dynamics: Sociology 104, 141, 143A, 170 4
(C) Select three upper division courses from one of the following clusters, not counting courses taken to fulfill requirement B 12
(1) Individual, Culture and Society: Sociology 102, 120, 122, 125, 126, 128, 129, 131, 132, 134, 135, 137, 143B, 148, 150, 152, 153, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176
(2) Stratification and Social Differentiation: Sociology 118, 128, 129, 130, 132, 133, 134, 140, 145A, 145B, 171, 172, 185, 185Y, 188, and not more than one of the following courses: African American and African Studies 123; Asian American Studies 100; Chicana/o Studies 110; or Native American Studies 115
(3) Organizations and Institutions: Sociology 118, 124, 131, 133, 139, 146, 149, 150, 151, 154, 155, 159, 160, 180A, 180B, 181, 182, 183, 185, 185Y
(4) Social Dynamics: Sociology 104, 123, 125, 138, 141, 143A, 145A, 145B, 147, 148, 156, 157, 158, 170
(5) Student-Initiated Thematic Cluster: developed with a faculty adviser and approved by the Sociology Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
(D) Eight units of Sociology beyond courses taken to fulfill above requirements, and outside of the course cluster used to fulfill requirement C 8
(E) One additional elective upper division Sociology course not already used to fulfill other major requirements. May use Sociology 190X, 191, 192/193, 194H, 195 4
Total Units for the Major
73-74
Law and Society emphasis:  
Preparatory Subject Matter
30
Sociology 1; 3, 4, or 11; 46A & 46B 18
Select from Anthropology 2, 20; Political Science 1, 3, 4, 7 4
Select from History 4A, 4B, 4C, 6, 7A, 7B, 7C, 8, 9A, 9B, 10C, 15, 17A, 17B 4
Philosophy 5, 14, or 24 4
Depth Subject Matter
43-44
Sociology 100 and 155 8
Select courses from the following categories:
Individual Culture and Society: Sociology 125, 126, 135 4
Stratification and Social Differentiation: Sociology 130, 132, 140 4
Organizations and Institutions: Sociology 118, 131, 146, 160, 180A 4
Crime and Social Dynamics: Sociology 120, 150, 151, 152, 171 12
Stratifications and Social Dynamics: Sociology 118, 137, 148, 156, 157, 158; African American and African Studies 123, 145A, 145B; Chicana/o Studies 130, 132; Native American Studies 117, 118. 4
Legal Studies: Asian American Studies 155; Chicana/o Studies 182; English 107; Environmental Science and Policy 161; Environmental Toxicology 138; Hydrology 150; Philosophy 119; Political Science 122, 150, 151, 152, 154; Psychology 153; Women's Studies 140 3-4
One additional elective upper division Sociology course not already used to fulfill other major requirements. May use Sociology 190X, 191, 192/193, 194H, 195 4
Total Units for the Major
73-74
Social Services emphasis:  
Preparatory Subject Matter
28-30
Sociology 1; choose one course from: 2 or 3; 46A and 46B 17
Psychology 1 4
Select two courses from: African American and African Studies 10, 15; Asian American Studies 1, 2; Chicana/o Studies 10, 50; Native American Studies 1, 10; Sociology 4, 11, 30A, or 30B 6-8
Depth Subject Matter
44
Sociology 100, 131, 140, and 185 or 185Y 16
Psychology 140, 142, 151, or 168 4
Select courses from the following categories:
Social Issues (choose two): Sociology 104, 120, 122, 124, 139, 143A, 146, 149, 150, 153, 154, 155, 156, 160, 170, 171 8
Social Interaction (choose one): Sociology 126, 127, 128, 143B, 148, 157 4
Race and Ethnicity (choose one): African American and African Studies 100; Asian American Studies 102, 131, 150;150B, 150C, 150D, 150E; Chicana/o Studies 110; Community and Regional Development 176; Native American Studies 115; Sociology 129, 130, 134, 137, 172 4
Gender (choose one): Sociology 132, 133, 145B, 172 4
Organizational Behavior (choose one): Sociology 139, 146, 151, 154, 159, 180A, 180B, 181, 182, 183 4
Total Units for the Major
72-74
Comparative Studies and World Development emphasis:  
Preparatory Subject Matter
30-60
Sociology 1; 5; 46A and 46B 18
Economics 1B 4
Anthropology 2 or 20 4
History 10C or Political Science 2 4
Course work in one modern foreign language at the two-year level or provide proof of proficiency 27-30
Depth Subject Matter
48
Sociology 100, 104, 141, 145A, 170 20
Anthropology 126A, 126B, or Economics 115A 4
Anthropology 127; Sociology 118, 130, 131, 143A, 144, 145B, 156, 158 12
Regional focus, three courses from one of the following groups 12
(1) Africa: African American and African Studies 110, 111, 162; Anthropology 140A, 140B; History 115A, 115B, 115C, 116; Political Science 134, 149
(2) Latin America: African American and African Studies 107A, 180; Anthropology 144, 146; History 159, 161A, 161B, 162, 163A, 163B, 164, 165, 166A, 166B, 167, 168; Native American Studies 120, 133; Political Science 143; Sociology 158; Spanish 170, 172, 173
(3) Middle East: Anthropology 142; History 112A, 112B, 113, 190A, 190B, 190C, 193A, 193B; Jewish Studies (see an adviser); Middle Eastern Studies (see an adviser); Religious Studies 162; Women's Studies 184
(4) Asia-China & Japan: African American and African Studies 107C; Anthropology 148A, 148B, 148C, 149A, 149B; East Asian Studies 113; Economics 171; History 191 (series), 194A, 194B, 194C; Political Science 148A, 148B; Religious Studies 165, 170, 172; Sociology 147, 188
(5) Southeast Asia/Pacific: Anthropology 143A, 143B, 145, 147; Economics 171; History 191 (series), 195B, 196A, 196B; Political Science 148B, 148C; Religious Studies 165, 170, 172
Total Units for the Major
78-108

Sociology-Organizational Studies

A.B. Degree Requirements:  
 
UNITS
Preparatory Subject Matter
30
Sociology 1; 2; 4, 5 or 11; 46A & 46B 22
Economics 1A and 1B 8
Depth Subject Matter
44
Sociology 100 4
Sociology 180A 4
Sociology 106 (or equivalent Statistics 103) 5
Select one course from: Communication 134, 136, 172; Sociology 126 4
Select five courses from one of the following tracks; at least three of the five courses must be from Sociology: 20

Track1: Business and Society: Choose from Agricultural and Resource Economics 112, 130; American Studies 125; Community and Regional Development 156, 162, 168; Economics 110B, 111B, 115A, 116, 121A, 151A, 151B; History 185B, 194D; Political Science 180, 187; Sociology 103, 138, 139, 141, 159, 160, 188

Track 2: Public Policy and Social Welfare: Choose from: Community and Regional Development 151, 152, 154, 158, 164, 168, Economics 115A, 116; Political Science 107, 118A, 118B, 118C,180, 187; Sociology 103, 104, 124, 154, 185

Track 3: Nonprofit and Social Movement Organizations: Choose from Chicano Studies 132; Community and Regional Development 152, 154, 156, 158, 164, 168; Economics 111B, 115A, 116; History 185B, 194D; Political Science 180, 187; Sociology 103, 140, 156, 160, 181, 182, 183; Women and Gender Studies 187

Track 4: Student-Initiated Track: Select a combination of five courses from any of the above 3 themes (at least three courses should be from SOC). Students choosing this track must meet with a SOC undergraduate adviser to obtain approval of selected courses.

Select one course from: Sociology 128, 130, 132, 134, 140, 145A, 145B, 172 4
One additional elective upper division Sociology course not already used to fulfill other major requirements. May use Sociology 192/194H, 195 4
Total Units for the Major
75
Major Advisers. Consult the Departmental Advising office in 1282 Social Sciences and Humanities Building.

Minor Program Requirements:

 
UNITS
Sociology
20
Choose any five upper division courses in Sociology, except the following: SOC190X, 191, 192/193, 194H, 195, 197T, 198, 199
Minor Advisers. Consult the departmental Advising office in 1282 Social Sciences and Humanities Building.
Honors Program. An Honors Program is available to Sociology and Sociology-Organizational Studies majors who have demonstrated excellence in their field of study. To be eligible for the program, students must have a grade-point average of 3.500 in the major and the recommendation of a faculty sponsor familiar with their work. In addition to meeting the standard major requirements, students are encouraged to take a 199 course with their sponsor in the spring of their third year, prior to the seminar courses. Honors students write an honors thesis and take two quarters (8 units) of Honors coursework (SOC194H). Successful completion of the Honors Program, when combined with College GPA requirements, enables the student to graduate with High or Highest Honors. Students should apply for the program before they begin their fourth year.
Graduate Study. The Department offers programs of study and research leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in sociology. Further information regarding graduate study may be obtained at the Department office or on our website.
Graduate students in Sociology have the opportunity to pursue designated emphases in Critical Theory, Social Theory and Comparative History, Native American Studies, Economy, Justice and Society, or Feminist Theory and Research. See these headings for further details on these interdisciplinary programs.
Graduate Advisers. Consult the Graduate Program Coordinator in 327 Young Hall.
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