Dec 07, 2022
Sociology is the scientific study of group life and the investigation of the social causes and consequences of human behavior. The discipline covers the full range of social behaviors; from interactions between individuals to relationships among entire societies. Sociological training imparts critical and analytical skills of considerable value and prepares students for informed participation in a complex world.
General Education (Minimum 32 credits)
General education coursework can be completed from within or outside of the major field of study.
1. Exploration and Participation
3. Relationship with the World
- Human behavior (3CR)
- U.S. and Wyoming constitutions (3CR)
- Cultural environment (3CR)
4. General Education Electives
- Must be chosen from areas 1, 2, or 3 above.
5. Physical Education (1CR)
At least 21 additional credits from the following:
- ANTH 1200 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3L,3CR)
- CO/M 1010 - Public Speaking (3L,3CR) or
- CO/M 1030 - Interpersonal Communication (3L,3CR)
- ECON 1010 - Principles of Macroeconomics (3L,3CR)
- PHIL 1000 - Introduction to Philosophy (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2210 - Drugs and Behavior (3L,3CR)
- SOC 2325 - Marriage and Family (3L,3CR)
- SOC 2400 - Criminology (3L,3CR)
- SOWK 2005 - Social Work Lab (2LB,1CR)
- STAT 2050 - Fundamentals of Statistics (5L,5CR) or
- STAT 2070 - Introductory Statistics for Social Science (5L,5CR)
- World language (4-8CR)
A minimum of 64 approved semester credits are required for graduation. For specific graduation requirements see “Academic Policies ” and “Degree Requirements .”
Only courses numbered 1000 or above can be used toward the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Business, Associate of Fine Arts and Associate of Applied Science Degrees.