Sep 18, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 - Phase II 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 - Phase II

Sociology - BA


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Hunter Core Requirement


One course within this major may fulfill parts of the Hunter Core Requirement (CUNY Common Core Requirement [CCCR], Concurrent Requirements).  When selecting courses, it may be to a student’s advantage to choose courses that count toward the Hunter Core Requirement and also advance the student on the path to the major.  Details on the Hunter Core Requirement can be found here: General Education - Effective Fall 2019 . In the case of the Sociology major, the course that meets CCC is:

Courses Required for the Major (30 credits)


The department recommends a GPA of at least 2.3 when declaring the major.

Independent Study


These options allow students to initiate and carry out a course of study of their own choosing under the guidance of a full-time faculty sponsor. Students must have a written proposal and a general plan of study to submit to the potential faculty mentor.

Students may pursue independent study through

Honors


In order to graduate with departmental honors in sociology, students must have a 3.0 GPA overall and a 3.5 GPA in sociology; at least 21 of the credits toward the major should have been courses taken at Hunter College.

Students must complete either an Honors Seminar


Additional Information


Students whose GPAs are within this range are urged to consult their adviser before planning senior year programs of study, since honors seminars are generally offered only once per year, usually in the fall semester. In addition, students qualifying for departmental honors are eligible for membership in Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honor Society. See adviser for more information.

Internships


Provided students secure approval of a full-time faculty member, internships can be carried out for 3 credits with faculty supervision. Interested students must meet the requirements listed under the SOC 49800  entry.

Graduate Courses


Qualified undergraduates seeking more advanced or specialized work may, with the permission of the instructor, be permitted to take graduate courses. Consult the graduate catalog for course listings.

Degree Map


Degree Map for Sociology  

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