Honors Program

Students may declare Honors in the Sociology Major in consultation with the Sociology advisor Ellen Jacobson.

HONORS IN THE SOCIOLOGY MAJOR: REQUIREMENTS

To earn Honors in the Major in Sociology, students must satisfy the requirements for the major (above) and the following additional requirements:

  • Earn a 3.300 overall unversity GPA
  • Earn a 3.300 GPA for all SOC courses, and all courses accepted in the major
  • Complete 21 credits, taken for Honors, with individual grades of B or better, to include:
SOC/​C&E SOC  357 Methods of Sociological Inquiry 4
SOC/​C&E SOC  475 Classical Sociological Theory 3
SOC 681 Senior Honors Thesis 3
SOC 682 Senior Honors Thesis 3

The remaining Honors credits, to reach the 21 credit minimum, must be in courses at or above the 300 level.