Sociology Major (BA Traditional)
Sociology is a highly dynamic and relational field that explores the changing world today. Sociology at Concordia University, St. Paul is designed so that the student will have a high impact in the society in which you live. The students will explore the historical, modern and current approaches to matters affecting society as well as possible remedies through direct engagement and policy approaches. The student not only explores the various aspects of Sociology from a high academic approach, but the university will have the students become engaged with organizations and practitioners in the field of Sociology through practicums and internships. Some of the engagement fields will be in areas such as children and families crisis; mental health; people with addictions; working with people experiencing homelessness; service and to and engagements with inner city youth and adults; demographic research; working with the re-entry of felons; racial and economic inequality and immigration and refugee support to name a few. All of these and other topics are highly relevant in any field of human services, such as law-enforcement; corrections; probation; social services; mental health; human resources; law and policy analyst and counseling.
General Education Requirements
All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.
Bachelor of Arts degree consists of a major of typically 30 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.
|Prerequisites from General Education|
|Introduction to Sociology (3)|
|SOC 198||Servant and Ethical Leadership||4|
|SOC 357||Class and Community||4|
|SOC 358||Minority Groups||4|
|SOC 359||Social Welfare as an Institution||4|
|SOC 453||Social Theory||4|
|SOC 498||Sociology Internship: Leadership in Community Service and Engagement||4|
|PSY 451||Social Psychology||4|
|SOC 452||Social Organization||4|
|SOC 476||Sociology Capstone Portfolio||4|
|PSY 380||Research Methods with Statistical Applications||4|