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.
Lower division requirements: 10 Units
- SOC 150 Introductory Sociology (3)
- SOC 202 Sociological Analysis (3)
- MATH 140 Introductory Statistics (4)
Upper division requirements: 16 units
- SOC 424 Statistical Techniques in Social Research (3) and
- SOC 424L Statistical Techniques in Social Research Laboratory (1)
- SOC 430 Theory I - Classical Sociological Theory (4)
- SOC 468 Theory II - Contemporary Sociological Theory (4)
- SOC 497 Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods (3)
- SOC 497L Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods Laboratory (1)
Select 20 units of upper division sociology courses.
Courses cannot fulfill more than one requirement.
Total credit requirements: 46-47 Units
4- and 5-year Degree Completion Program