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ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, BS

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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 Hours (42 hours)

Liberal Studies Program Requirements  

Major Requirements

The major requires 33 hours including all the courses (twelve hours) in the following list:


To complete a sociology major, students should select electives (21 hours) from 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 contract 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, 45 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 https://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/cas/social-sciences/anthsoc/ to view the eight-semester curriculum guide.

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