Dec 02, 2023
Students who complete the undergraduate program in sociology will:
- Think critically; write in a clear, organized and grammatical way; make effective oral presentations.
- Synthesize and present sociological material in a coherent fashion.
- Employ evidence in presenting or making arguments.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the core ideas of Sociology.
- Competently use basic ideas such as social structure, institution, culture, ideology, identity, stratification, social change, status, norm and socialization.
- Demonstrate familiarity with key facts and generalizations about social institutions such as family, education, health care, economy, and political system.
- Be familiar with different forms of evidence used in social analysis; understand both quantitative and qualitative analysis; demonstrate an understanding of ethical issues that arise in the course of research.
- Identify multiple forms of evidence available for social analysis.
- Interpret two-variable and three-variable tables.
- Understand correlation, causation, and their difference.
- Collect and analyze qualitative data.
- Understand professional codes of ethics, including confidentiality, informed consent, and minimization of risk to research participants.
- Develop an understanding of how to prepare for professional life after graduation from TU.
- Research occupations and/or graduate school degrees and programs.
- Learn to use resources provided by Career Services
- Explain one’s potential value to employers.
Tulsa Curriculum and First Year Experience (51-53 hours)
Core Curriculum and First Year Experience (26-28 hours)
General Curriculum (25 hours)
- Block I Aesthetic Inquiry and Creative Experience (6 hours)
- Block II Historical and Social Interpretation (12 hours)
- Block III Scientific Investigation (7 hours including one lab)
Sociology Major Requirements (30 hours)
Required Courses (12 hours)
Sociology Electives (18 hours)
Eighteen additional hours, with 15 hours at 3000-4000 level, to be chosen with faculty advisor’s approval. SOC 2133 /WS 2133 is an approved lower-level major elective.
Required Minor (12 hours)
Students must choose, with the advisor’s approval, at least 12 hours in a minor field, 6 of which must be at the 3000-4000 level. Some minors require more than 12 hours.
General Electives (25-27 hours)