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    University of Memphis
   
 
  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Sociology Honors, (B.A.)


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Program objectives for a B.A. in Sociology are: (a) an understanding of and competence in the major theories, statistical techniques, and methodological approaches of sociology; (b) development of theoretical, substantive, and methodological knowledge to conduct research projects or participate in applied research projects; (c) participation in an internship or discipline related experiences; (d) preparation for employment in a sociology-related field or advanced study in sociology or other graduate field.

University General Education Program (41 hours)


See Graduation from the University  for the University General Education Program requirements.

College and Degree (B.A.) Requirements (6-9 hours)


The College and Bachelor of Arts requirements  are in addition to the University General Education Program requirements.

Electives


Electives may be chosen to bring the total number of hours to 120.

Honors Program


The Honors Program in Sociology requires 18 hours of honors work, at least 12 hours of which must be upper-division sociology courses. To complete the Honors Program, a student must have a minimum overall final grade point average of 3.00 in Sociology, and a 3.25 grade point average in honors course work.

Those students who complete the program and the regular college requirements will be recognized at the commencement ceremony by having their degree conferred “With Honors in Sociology.” Moreover, the student’s diploma and the record at the University of Memphis will reflect this distinction. Please see the department’s Faculty Honors Advisor for more details on the program.

Typical 4-Year Sociology Sequence


Freshman Year


Semester Totals 30-31 hrs


Sophomore Year


Semester Totals 32 hrs


Junior Year


Semester Totals 30 hrs


Senior Year


Semester Totals 28 hrs


Total Hours: 120-121


Total Hours Required for Graduation: 120


*Must satisfy University General Education Program Requirement

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