Requirements

Requirements for the Sociology Major (9 Credits)

  • SOC 201 Navigating Social Worlds (1)
  • SOC 303 Sociological Theory (1)
  • SOC 401W (QA) Quantitative Methods in Social Research (1)
  • SOC 402W Qualitative Methods of Social Research (1)

Four 100- or 300-level Sociology Courses or IDS 215 (Willamette Academy Service Learning) (3)

(Two must be at the 300-level)

Senior Experience, chosen from: (1)

  • SOC 495 Internship in Sociology (1)
  • SOC 499 Senior Seminar in Sociology (1)

Requirements for the Sociology Minor (5 Credits)

  • SOC 201 Navigating Social Worlds (1)
  • Four additional Sociology credits or IDS 215 (Willamette Academy Service Learning) (4) (Only two of these can be at the 100-level)

Students usually start their minor in sociology with a 100-level exploration course. SOC 201 -- Navigating Social Worlds -- is the gateway course to other 300- and 400-level courses and is required for the minor. In addition, students must take four additional credits for a minor in sociology, with no more than two of these being at the 100-level. The 300-level courses have a prerequisite of SOC 201 Navigating Social Worlds or any 100-level Sociology course. The 400-level methods courses have prerequisites of SOC 201 Navigating Social Worlds and SOC 303 Social Theory, with SOC 401W (QA) Quantitative Methods in Social Research also requiring the prerequisite of SOC 231/SOC 301 (QA*) Social Statistics or its equivalent.