Major in Sociology and Anthropology

Requirements for the B. A. Degree With A Major In Sociology And Anthropology (Anthropology Concentration):

Core Curriculum Areas A-E (See VSU Core Curriculum

42 hours

Core Curriculum Area F

18 hours

ANTH 1102

3 hours

SOCI 1101, SOCI 1160

6 hours

Foreign Language and Culture

9 hours

If a student has taken any of the above courses to meet requirements in other areas of the Core Curriculum, credit hours must be taken from the following list of courses: CS 1000, ECON 1500, GEOG 1101 or GEOG 1102, MATH 2620, PHIL 2010, PSYC 2500.

Senior College Curriculum

60 hours 

Courses Required for the Major

37 hours

SOCI 3000

4 hours

Foundation Areas (take one from each area)

15 hours

A. Theory

ANTH 3500 or SOCI 3500

B. Research Methods

ANTH 3510 or SOCI 3510

C. Self, Society, and Culture

ANTH 3020, ANTH 3040, SOCI 3090, SOCI 3350, or SOCI 3710

D. Social Inequalities

ANTH 3090, ANTH 4040, SOCI 3060, SOCI 3800, SOCI 4550, or SOCI 4680

E. Social Institutions

ANTH 3070, ANTH 3910, SOCI 3150, SOCI 3650, SOCI 3750, SOCI 4100, or SOCI 4200

Concentrations ( Choose A or B, Below

18 hours

A. Anthropology Concentration 

ANTH 3120 or ANTH 3140

3 hours

ANTH 3040, and ANTH 3170

6 hours

ANTH 3010 or CRJU 4110

3 hours 

Electives from below:

ANTH 3010, ANTH 3020, ANTH 3030, ANTH 3070, ANTH 3090, ANTH 3130, ANTH 3160, ANTH 3910, ANTH 4040, ANTH 4540,

ANTH 4900, CRJU 4110, SOCI 4990

ANTH 3010, ANTH 3020, ANTH 3030, ANTH 3070, ANTH 3090, ANTH 3130, ANTH 3160, ANTH 3910, ANTH 4040, ANTH 4540,

ANTH 4900, CRJU 4110, SOCI 4990

6 hours

B. Applied and Clinical Sociology Concentration 

SOCI 3190, SOCI 3200

6 hours

SOCI 4800 or SOCI 4810 (either course can be taken twice with different topics)

6 hours

SOCI 4540

3 hours

SOCI 4990

3 hours 

General Electives

23 hours

At least 6 hours of coursework numbered 3000 or above must be taken in a single discipline outside the major.

Additional Department Requirement: 

The grade in each SOCI or ANTH course taken for the major must be a "C" or better.

Total hours required for the degree

120 semester hours