Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

Sociology/Anthropology (BA)


General Education Requirements  42 credits 
Major Requirements  40-44 credits 
Electives  34-38 credits
Total Credits Required  120

Major Requirements

In addition to the major requirements listed below students are required to choose either the general or the critical criminology and social justice concentration*. 

*Concentrations are pending NYSED approval.


SOC 200Sociological Theory(RLA)

4

SOC 201Methods of Sociological Research(RLA)

4

ANT 201Cultural Anthropology(P&D)

4

ANT 203/SOC 203Social Analysis(RLA)

4

 

SOC 400Research Seminar in Sociology/Anthropology(RLA)

4

OR

ANT 400/SOC 400Research Seminar in Sociology/Anthropology(RLA)

4

 

ARB/ASL/CHN/FRN/ITL/SPNDemonstration of proficiency in a foreign language through the Intermediate level 213 or above

0-4

General Concentration Requirements

Twenty credits in Sociology/Anthropology at or above the 200-level

20

At least one course in Anthropology

At least 12 credits at or above the 300-level

OR

Critical Criminology and Social Justice Concentration Requirements

1. Two courses in Critical Criminology: 8 credits

SOC 212Criminology(RLA)

4

SOC 235Policing and Mass Incarceration(RLA)

4

2. One course in Social Justice Focus: 4 credits

ANT 308Anthropology of Human Rights(RLA)

4

SOC 328Gender and Violence(RLA)

4

SOC 332Social Movements and Social Justice(RLA)

4

3. Two courses chosen from the following: 8 credits

ANT 305/INT 305/SOC 305Power and Society in Latin America(RLA)

4

ANT 308Anthropology of Human Rights(RLA)

4

ANT 365Political Anthropology(RLA)

4

ANT 370Urban Anthropology(RLA)

4

SOC 322Sociology of the Environment and Ecology(RLA)

4

SOC 328Gender and Violence(RLA)

4

SOC 332Social Movements and Social Justice(RLA)

4

SOC 370Urban Sociology(RLA)

4

SOC 372Institutions of Control(RLA)

4

Total Credit Hours: 36-44

Total Credit Hours: 120

Honors

To graduate with honors in Sociology/Anthropology a student must have a 3.5 grade point average in sociology/anthropology courses and must complete an honors thesis or project under the supervision of a Sociology or Anthropology faculty member.