Majors, minors + certificates

Departmental HonorsDepartment of Sociology

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.


The Departmental Honors program in sociology permits outstanding students to pursue important issues and problems in depth.

Honors requirements

  1. Honors Seminar First Semester. One (1) course:
  2. Honors Seminar Second Semester. One (1) course:
  3. Sociology Hours Requirement. Complete at least 30 credit hours in sociology courses.
  4. Major GPA. Honors candidates must have a GPA of at least 3.500 in the Sociology major at the time of graduation.
  5. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Students must have a College GPA of 3.300 or higher to qualify for admission to a Departmental Honors program and to receive Departmental Honors. Units may set a higher College GPA.
    2. Units establish additional criteria, including admissions procedures, academic performance standards, and whether there are required courses, papers, or projects.
    3. Students who wish to earn honors in two different units must complete a distinct body of work for each honors notation.