Oct 03, 2023  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Sociology, B.A.

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Sociology Major

Any incoming freshman, college transfer student, international student, or current UH student with an overall GPA of 2.00 interested in majoring in Sociology must apply first as a Sociology pre-major.

After completion of SOC 1300  and SOC 3300  or SOC 3400  with a minimum grade of C in each course, a student may petition the Department of Sociology to declare a major in Sociology. Students must earn a minimum 2.00 grade point average in all courses in the major (required or elective) attempted at this university.

Students who choose to major in Sociology must also meet the university core requirements and the college core requirements for a Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Bachelor of Arts  or Bachelor of Science  degree.


32 hours (29 advanced) to include:


Students should plan to complete SOC 3300  and SOC 3400  by the end of their junior year. Students should plan to complete SOC 3401  by early in their senior year.

Students must complete at least 18 of the required 32 semester hours in sociology in residence at the University of Houston. Fifteen of these 18 hours must be advanced. Transferred credit to be counted toward
the sociology major requirements must have a grade of C- or better.

Sociology majors must have an approved minor to graduate. Interdisciplinary Cluster options #1 or #2 may not be used to fulfill graduation requirements.

For additional information, write, call, or visit the Web site:

University of Houston
Department of Sociology
Attn: Undergraduate Advisor
450 Philip G. Hoffman Hall
7ouston, Texas 77204-3012



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