Bachelor of Arts in Sociology: Deviance Curriculum

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Bachelor of Arts in Sociology: Deviance Curriculum

As a student in the 120-credit sociology program, you will develop skills in thinking abstractly, formulating problems, and analyzing situations and data. Our graduates have learned a perspective that demonstrates inter-connectedness with their life course involving all levels of social organization, from the local to the global, historical, global economic, and political contexts.

Get a description of each of Cal U's sociology courses from our Course Catalog.

Related Electives include:

  • SOC 300: Sociology of Deviance

  • SOC 311: Sociology of Crime

  • SOC 318: Sociology of addiction, excess, and exploitation

  • SOC 324: Child abuse and neglect: A societal perspective

  • SOC 380: Society and the sociopath

  • SOC 395: Sociology of Elite Deviance

  • SOC 400: Structural and institutional violence
  • SOC 405 Reintegration into Community & Society

The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years.

First Semester16 credits

CodeCourseCredits
UNI 100First Year Seminar1 credit
ENG 101English Composition3 credits
SOC 100Principles of Sociology3 credits
General Education Courses6 credits
Free Elective3 credits

Second Semester15 credits

CodeCourseCredits
Related Elective 3 credits
General Education Courses 6 credits
Free Electives6 credits

Third Semester15 credits

CodeCourseCredits
MAT 215 or PSY 220Statistics or Descriptive Statistics3 credits
Related Elective3 credits
General Education Courses6 credits
Free Elective3 credits

Fourth Semester15 credits

CodeCourseCredits
Related Elective 3 credits
General Education Courses6 credits
Free Electives6 credits

Fifth Semester15 credits

CodeCourseCredits
SOC 410Sociological Theory3 credits
Related Elective 3 credits
General Education Courses6 credits
Free Electives3 credits

Sixth Semester15 credits

CodeCourseCredits
SOC 415Social Research Methods3 credits
Related Electives6 credits
General Education Course3 credits
Free Elective3 credits

Seventh Semester15 credits

CodeCourseCredits
SOC 425Evaluation Research3 credits
Related Elective3 credits
Free Electives9 credits

Eighth Semester15 credits

CodeCourseCredits
SOC 429Sociology Internship3 credits
General Education Course3 credits
Free Electives9 credits