Effective Fall Quarter 2013
Pre-Sociology Major: Only students with less than 90 units completed (excluding AP) may declare the Presociology major once they complete either Sociology 1 or 20 with a grade of C or better.
I. Preparation for the Major: The student who wishes to become a Sociology major must complete the three preparatory courses listed below. All of these courses must be taken for a letter grade. A minimum grade of C or better is required in each of the preparatory courses. Students with a grade point average below 2.0 in the preparation coursework are not eligible for admission to the major. Students who repeat any preparation course more than once are automatically denied admission tot he major.
One Statistics course chosen from:
II. Requirements for the Major: The major in Sociology requires 11 upper division courses. At least six of the upper division sociology courses must be taken in residence at UCLA (theory, core, 1 elective). Students are urged to complete Sociology 101, 102 and the "Core" courses as early as possible and before taking other upper-division courses. Soc 101 and 102 must be completed with a grade C or better. Students are required to maintain a 2.0 overall GPA average in all upper-division sociology courses. Pass/Not Pass grading is not acceptable.
Two theory courses:
One methods course, choose one of the following courses:
Three core courses, one course from each of the following Core areas:
Five additional upper division, sociology courses
*Soc 111 or M124A may be applied towards either the Methods or Interactions requirement, but not both.
Sociology 195CE Community or Corporate Internship: For opportunities to receive credit for internships on the major, visit the Center for Community Learning (CCL) in A265 Murphy Hall or call 310-825-7867 for assistance with setting up your internships. For more information, please click here.
For more information please contact:
Sociology Undergraduate Office
254E Haines Hall