BA Sociology



The Sociology Program of MVSU seeks to prepare students at the baccalaureate level with the knowledge, tools and skills to develop an appreciation of a poly-cultural and complex social, political and economic environment and the ability to engage in critical social analysis.



  • To expose students to theories, issues and perspectives relevant to the study of sociological theory.

  • To provide the tools for independent critical analysis, integration, and creative expression.

  • To prepare graduates with the skills to engage in social research at a level that qualifies them for entry into graduate school and professional employment.


Program Requirements

Minimum requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology: 124 hrs. Major field - 42 Hrs of Sociology- which will include- a) The Sociology Core – SO 211, 212,213, 300, 301, 304, 401, 402, 405, SS 299, SS 305 and 9 hours of SO electives from the following list: SO-302, SO-303, SO-306, SO-308, SO-307, SO-400. b) the General Core University requirement 41 Hrs and c) electives as listed below. Students must also fulfill all other University-wide requirements for matriculation.