About the CCPS Sociology Program

The Behavioral Sciences Department Program at the College of Continuing Professional Studies offers a bachelors of science in sociology. Sociology involves the systematic study of behavior in human social systems, varying from small groups to large societies. In addition to the course offerings, departmental majors are encouraged to work in community, social and/or correctional agencies where they can apply classroom knowledge to real problems.

Students should have math skills equivalent to MATH 100 or higher before enrolling in BSCI 274.


Program Requirements

Credit Hours

Prerequisites

Survey
Course
3 hrs

None


Choose
One

3 hrs

None

3 hrs

Lower-
Division
Courses
3 hrs PSYC 101SOCI 101 or CRIM 102
3 hrs

None

3 hrs None
3 hrs PSYC 101SOCI 101 or CRIM 102 and a college- level math course

Upper-
Division
Courses
3 hrs
3 hrs

Senior Standing, BSCI 200, BSCI 274


Electives

Students must complete 9 hours of sociology electives numbered 300 or above

9 hrs

CCPS Course Descriptions*


TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

33 hrs


*Some elective courses may require prerequisites. Please see the course descriptions section of the catalog for individual course requirements

Students should complete all 100-and 200-level requirements before accumulating 60 credit hours (junior status).