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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology Major, B.A.

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General Program Information

Sociology Major

(Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science)–A student majoring in sociology must complete 30 credit hours of approved courses. In addition to maintaining an overall grade point average of at least 2.0 in the major, a student must earn a grade of C or above in each required course in the major.

TBR General Education Requirements: 41 Credit Hours

Intensive Courses

Students who enter ETSU as freshmen or with less than 50 transfer hours must take: two oral communication-intensive courses, of which one must be in the major; one using information technology intensive course in the major; four writing-intensive courses, at least two of which must be in the major and at least two must be at the 3000-4000 level. Students must meet proficiency-intensive requirements through courses taken at ETSU.

Sociology Major (B.A.) Requirements: 30 Credit Hours


** Students must choose elective courses in consultation with a sociology advisor.

B.A. Requirements: 6 Credit Hours

Minor Requirements: 18-26 Credit Hours

Electives: 16-31 Credit Hours

Total Hours Required for Degree: 120 Credit Hours

Additional Information

Transfer Students–Transfer students must meet the specific requirements for the sociology major and minor, or the anthropology minor. There is no predetermined maximum number of credit hours that a transfer student may apply to the sociology or anthropology curriculums. The final decision will be made by the department chair.

Teaching Program Information

Teacher Education–Students interested in pursuing a teacher education program for certification as a sociology teacher in grades 7-12 are asked to speak both with an advisor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology AND the professional advisor in the Office of Student Services, 321 Warf-Pickel, College of Education.

Pre-Teacher Education–Declaration of Intent–All ETSU students desiring to complete a teacher education or other public school licensure program (for initial licensure, add-on endorsement, or advanced study in education) must file a Declaration of Intent in the Office of Student Services, 321 Warf-Pickel Hall. The Declaration of Intent should be filed before 30 credit hours of coursework have been completed or, in the case of transfer and post-baccalaureate students, in the first semester at ETSU.
Delay or failure to file the Declaration of Intent may result in incomplete advisement. Students who have not filed the Declaration of Intent will not be considered for admission to teacher education and may be ineligible to enroll in many professional education courses.

Professional Education Requirements–There is a total of 33 credit hours required for Professional Education. Please refer to the Education Minor section in this catalog for a list of the required courses that must be taken with the professional semester.

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