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2023 - 2025 Voorhees University Catalog 
  
2023 - 2025 Voorhees University Catalog

Sociology, B.A.


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The goals of the Sociology major are to:

  • Offer learners a rigorous and intellectually grounded understanding of the social world and develop theoretical and analytical skills to evaluate and conduct social field research and analysis.
  • Offer learners a curriculum that is dedicated to building the students’ sociological knowledge and skills that are applicable to a broad range of settings, including the public and private sectors - especially in the pursuit of graduated studies and professional work in sociology, law, social work, urban planning and development, public policy, education and other related fields of employment.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the core concepts of sociology (general theory, methodology and statistics, deviance and social problems, demography and urban centers, multiculturalism, social institution, social psychology, gender, and globalization.);
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of nature, methods, and critical thinking skills in qualitative and quantitative research methodologies in the field;
  • Develop an understanding of diversity and issues of social justice; and
  • Recognize and be able to apply the sociological imagination to interpret contemporary social situations and/or social issues.
     
  • A Major in Sociology Requires:
  • General Education 44
  • Major Core Courses 34
  • Social Science Core 24
  • Restricted Electives 15
  • Free Electives 6
  • TOTAL 123

Degree Requirements Bachelor of Arts (BA)


Use this Program Map to choose courses with your advisor and track your progress towards milestones and completion of program.

Program Specific | Mathematics Placement


English Proficiency Exam (EPE) must be completed
Students enrolled in ENG 122  or ENG 132  must maintain the minimum grade of “C” in course work and make a score of “3”, comparable to the grade of “C”, on the English Proficiency Examination (EPE) in order to pass ENG 122  or ENG 132 . The EPE is required of all Voorhees College students (traditional, non-traditional, and transfer students)

  • A minimum grade of “C”or better must be earned in ENG 131  and ENG 132 

Semester-by-Semester Program Plan for Full-Time Students


3rd Semester


Total: 17


Total: 14


5th Semester


Total: 17


6th Semester


Total: 14


Total: 16


Total: 14


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