Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 42

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Second Semester
SOC 105 Sociological Perspectives 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Third Semester
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
Major Electives (23-24 Units Total) 6 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 4 6
 Units15-16
Fifth Semester
SOC 300GW Sociological Analysis - GWAR 4
Major Electives (23-24 Units Total) – Take Two 6 6
GE Area UD-B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units16
Sixth Semester
SOC 370
Classical Theories of Society
or Contemporary Theories of Society
4
Major Electives (23–24 Units Total) 6 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 4
 Units14
Seventh Semester
SOC 392 Introduction to Research Methods 4
Major Electives (23-24 Units Total) 6 6
GE Area UD-D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 2
 Units15
Eighth Semester
SOC 393
Quantitative Analysis of Social Data
or Sociological Field Methods
4
Major Electives (23-24 Units Total) – Take Two 6 6
Capstone – Select One: 3
Senior Seminar  
Internship: Applied Sociology
and Internship Seminar: Applied Sociology
 
Research Internship Seminar
and Research Internship Experience
 
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 2
 Units15
 Total Units120-122