May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Sociology, B.A.


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Prior to declaring a sociology major, students must complete SOCI 1300  with a grade of C or better. Students must receive at least a C- in all remaining required courses and meet a minimum GPA of 2.000 in all courses counted toward the major. STAT 2331  is recommended but is not applied toward the B.A. Only one independent study course (SOCI 4393  or SOCI 4396 ) may be taken for a grade and applied toward the major. General internship courses (SOCI 4185 , SOCI 4285 , SOCI 4385 ) may only be taken on a pass/fail basis, and will not be counted toward the major.

SMU Degree Requirements

An SMU undergraduate degree requires a minimum of 120 credit hours and must include completion of the University’s Common Curriculum , one major and a combination of electives and/or other majors or minors. Completion of certain majors requires more than 120 hours to finish the degree. The credit hours within this curriculum are distributed as follows:

Requirements for the Major


Elective Courses (21 Credit Hours)


Total for the Major Only: 33 Credit Hours


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