The General Option (Option I) is intended for
- those who wish to pursue and achieve a liberal arts education
- those who desire to pursue graduate education in sociology or allied fields
- those who wish specific occupational preparation for a number of fields. Students may focus upon the areas of American Studies, Criminology and Corrections, Social Psychology, Social Research, Ethnic Studies, Sociology of Work, and Social Problems as a way of developing their interests and knowledge in broad areas of specialization within the discipline.
Department Lower Division Core Requirements, plus:
SOC 364 Social Statistics (3) and
SOC 364/L Social Statistics Laboratory (1) 4
SOC 368 Sociological Theory I (3) and
SOC 368/S Sociological Theory I (3) and
SOC 468 Sociological Theory II (3) and
SOC 468S Sociological Theory II Seminar (2) 5
SOC 497 Methods of Social Research (3) and
SOC 497L Research Methods Laboratory (1) 4
SOC 498AEE Field Study and Reports (1) and
SOC 498S Seminar in Field Study and Reports (1) 2
Select 18 units of upper division sociology courses.
Courses cannot fulfill more than one requirement.
Total credit requirements: 48 Units
4- and 5-year Degree Completion Program