CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 16, 2019  
CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Sociology, BA

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Total number of hours for the program: 120. Students must meet all requirements indicated including a second major, minor, or other approved program.

Liberal Studies (42 hours)

Liberal Studies Program Requirements  

Major Requirements

The major requires 39 hours, including 18 hours from the following:

Any World Languages and Literatures course. Credits: 6


To complete a sociology major, students should select electives (21 hours) sophomore-, junior-, or senior level sociology courses.

Optional Engaged Learning Experience:

Students may also finish an approved Engaged Learning Experience. Students should work with their departmental advisor to enter into an Engaged Learning Requirement cContract detailing the specific activities to be undertaken and corresponding deliverables to be produced during the experience. Engaged Learning Experiences may be associated with an international travel course, independent study, internship, designated Engaged Learning Experience course, or an independent engaged learning experience.

Additional Requirements

To complete the degree, 39 hours are required, including a minor, second major, or other approved program. To satisfy general university degree requirements, students must take at least 30 hours at the junior-senior level at WCU. 

Visit the department’s website at to view the eight-semester curriculum guide.

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