FAU
Department of Sociology

Major Checklist

Minimum Credits in Major: 30   "C" Minimum

I. Theory: (3 Credits minimum)   

Sociological Theory
 
Contemporary Social Theory
 
Writing Social Theory (Gordon Rule course)
 

II. Sociological Analysis: (3 Credits minimum)

A Survey of Methods
 
Qualitative and/or Comparative-Historical Methods
 
Quantative Methods
 

 

III. Sociology Electives (24 Credits minimum):

A. 3000 Level courses*

SYD 3700 - Race and Ethnic Relations
 
SYO 3100 - Family and Society
 
SYO 3400 - Social Change
 
SYO 3530 - Class, Status and Power
 
SYO 3550 - Drugs and Society
 
SYP 3060 - Human Society & Social Change
 
SYP 3110 - Self and Society
 
SYP 3570 - Deviane and Social Control
 
SYP 3650 - Sociology of Sports
 
SYP 3740 - Sociology Aging and Dying
 

B. 4000 Level courses** 

SYA 4905 - Directed Independent Study
 
SYA 4930 - Special Topics 
 
SYD 4510 - Environmental Sociology
 
SYD 4513 - Justice, Health and the Environment
 
SYD 4602 - The Urban Community
 
SYD 4702 - Race in Global Context
 
SYD 4800 - Gender and Society
 
SYD 4803 - Gender and World Development
 
SYD 4812 - Women, Wealth and Power
 
SYD 4814 - Gender, Power and Relationships
 
SYG 4244 - Sociology OF Food
 
SYG 4245 - Sociology of Fashion
 
SYG 4957 - Sociology Study Abroad
 
SYO 4200 - Sociology of Religion
 
SYO 4304 - Social Movements
 
SYO 4370 - Men, Women and Work
 
SYO 4377 - Labor and Globalization
 
SYO 4404 - Health and Social Inequality
 
SYO 4410 - Sociology of Mental Health
 
SYO 4453 - Sociology of the Marketplace
 
SYO 4534 - Poverty and Society
 
SYO 4570 - Organizational Sociology
 
SYP 4014 - Sociology of Happiness
 
SYP 4250 - Sociology of Education
 
SYP 4420 - Sociology of Consumption
 
SYP 4421 - Technology and Society
 
SYP 4445 - Women and Social Change
 
SYP 4452 - Globalization and U.S. Cities
 
SYP 4453 - Global Social Change
 
SYP 4454 - Globalization and Social Movements
 
SYP 4530 - Adolescence and Delinquency
 
SYP 4610 - Cultural Sociology
 
SYP 4630 - Popular Culture
 
SYP 4714 - Sociology of Youth
 
 


Note: Sociology majors are strongly encouraged to take more than 10 courses in Sociology.

*    The prerequisite for entrance into 4000-level courses in Sociology is the completion of at least 9 credits of 1000, 2000, or 3000 level Sociology courses.

**   At least 15 credits of Sociology coursework must be completed at the 4000-level, including the required sociological theory and sociological analysis courses. 

*** The Following rules apply to DIS courses.

A. Only one DIS course can be counted towards the degree.

B. Theory and Method courses can not be taken as DIS courses.

C. A DIS course can be offered only to students who have already taken a regular course with a full-time faculty member.

D. A minimum GPA of 3.00 is required for a student to take a DIS course.

 Last Modified 4/13/15