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.
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.