Four-Year Plan

SOCIOLOGY
Bachelor of Arts
2013-2014 Catalog Year

Download the 2013-2014 Four Year Plan

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
ENG1000: Introduction to Academic Writing or IDS1600: Culture, Diversity & Expression 4 IDS1600: Culture, Diversity & Expression or ENG2010: Intro to Research Writing 4
MTH1100: College Algebra or General Education Course 3-4 SOC1100: Principles of Sociology or PSY1100: General Psychology 4
PSY 1100: General Psychology or SOC 1100: Principles of Sociology 4 General Education Course 3-4
General Education course 4 General Education Course 4
Total Semester Hours     15-16           Total Semester Hours     15-16          
YEAR II
ENG2010: Intro to Research Writing or IDS2000: Wellness & Social Responsibility 4 IDS2000: Wellness & Social Responsibility or General Education Course 4
General Education Course 4 General Education Course 4
Elective 4 SOC/PSY3500: Research and Statistical Methods or SOC/PSC3XXX:Thry/Meth-Social Scientific Analysis
4
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total Semester Hours    15 Total Semester Hours    15               
YEAR III
SOC Selected Course** (3000/4000 level) 4 SOC Selected Course** 4
SOC Selected Course** 4 SOC Selected Course** 4
Elective or Writing Intensive (WI) Course 4 Elective 4
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total Semester Hours     15 Total Semester Hours     15
YEAR IV
SOC4310: Seminar in Classical Sociological Theories* 4 SOC4320: Seminar in Contemporary Sociological Theories* 4
3000/4000 Level General Education Course 4 SOC Selected Course 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total Semester Hours     15 Total Semester Hours     15

Notes

  • Students must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • Last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at Aurora University, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
  • WI indicates the required 3000-level Writing Intensive course for the major.
  • * PLEASE NOTE: SOC 4310 & SOC 4320 Seminars are offered every other year in fall & spring. (odd year Fall, even year Spring)
  • **A minimum of 15 semester hours of approved courses must be completed in the major, including at least 3-4 semester hours at the 3000/4000 level.

If you have questions about this major, contact Pat Rosche in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.