Requirements for the Sociology Major (36 semester hours)

  • SOC 186 Navigating Social Worlds (4)
  • SOC 303 Sociological Theory (4)
  • SOC 402W Qualitative Methods of Social Research (4)

Five 100- or 300-level Sociology Courses or from approved list of electives outside of Sociology (20 semester hours)

(Two must be at the 300-level)

Approved list of electives outside of Sociology

  • AES 150 Introduction of American Ethnic Studies (4)
  • IDS 205 Chemawa Indian School Partnership Program (2)
  • IDS 215 Willamette Academy Service Learning (2)
  • WGS 353W Feminist Theory (4)

Senior Experience, chosen from: (4 semester hours)

  • SOC 388W Internship in Sociology (6)
  • SOC 499 Senior Seminar in Sociology (4)

Requirements for the Sociology Minor (20 semester hours)

  • SOC 186 Navigating Social Worlds (4)
  • Sixteen additional Sociology semester hours or from approved list of electives outside of Sociology (16) (Only two of these can be at the 100-level)

Students usually start their minor in sociology with a 100-level exploration course. SOC 186 -- 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 semester hours 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 186 Navigating Social Worlds or any 100-level Sociology course. The 400-level methods courses have prerequisites of SOC 186 Navigating Social Worlds and SOC 303 Social Theory.

Willamette University

Sociology Department

Address
Smullin Hall 3rd floor
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
Phone
503-370-6556 voice
503-370-6720 fax

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