Requirements for students entering Goucher prior to Fall 2012

All majors must complete a minimum of 35 credits within the department. Required courses include:

  • ANT 107
  • SOC 106
  • SOC 210*
  • SOC 217
  • Three 200-level elective sociology courses
  • Three 300-level sociology or anthropology courses

*Fulfills the writing proficiency requirement in the major.

Click here to download the Sociology Major Advising Worksheet.

Concentrations

Concentration in medical sociology

  • ANT 107
  • SOC 106
  • SOC 210
  • SOC 217
  • SOC 265
  • SOC 389
  • Two 200-level elective sociology courses
  • Two additional 300-level sociology or anthropology courses

Concentration in social justice

The social justice concentration helps focus student's coursework around issues of inequality, social justice, and public policy. The social justice concentration draws upon sociology's long standing interest in normative patterns as well as questions associated with the fields of anthropology, history, political science, social psychology, economics and sociology. It draws on these fields for theoretical understandings of matters such as legal studies, political activism, and community service.

Students concentrating in social justice must complete the following:

  • ANT 107
  • SOC 100 or 250
  • SOC 106
  • SOC 210
  • SOC 217

Four courses selected from the following:

  • SOC 220
  • SOC 245
  • SOC 260
  • SOC 270
  • SOC 271
  • SOC 272
  • SOC 274
  • One 200-level sociology elective course
  • Three 300-level sociology or anthropology courses