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Sociology

Concentrations

Adult Life and Aging

In addition to a major in Sociology a student may select a concentration in Adult Life and Aging consisting of a minimum of 15 credits. Of the 15 credits, at least 9 shall be from the listed Sociology courses and at least 6 shall be from the listed cognates.

Sociology Courses

  • Sociology 366 - Sociology of Aging
  • Sociology 467 - Social Gerontology
  • Sociology 492/3 - Applied Sociology Practicum and Seminar in an Appropriate Setting
  • Sociology 494/5 - Social Work Practicum and Seminar in an Appropriate Setting
  • Sociology 497-99 - Special Work in an Appropriate Area

Cognate Courses:

  • Economics 328 - Poverty, Welfare, Social Insurance
  • Family and Consumer Education 390 - Adult Education
  • Psychology 465 - Psychology of Aging

Applied Sociology

In addition to a major in Sociology a student may select a concentration in Applied Sociology consisting of a minimum of 16 credits. Of the 16 credits, there are 10 required credits listed below and 6 elective credits can be taken from one of the Emphases.

Required Courses:

  • Sociology 327 - Social Inequality
  • Sociology 340 - Community Research
  • Sociology 492/3 - Applied Sociology Practicum and Seminar in an Appropriate Setting​