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    University of Montevallo
   
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Sociology, B.S.


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Sociology, B.A. & B.S.


The University of Montevallo offers a major and a minor in Sociology. Majors may pursue either a B.A. or a B.S. degree. A concentration in criminology is also available. The program includes courses on social problems, social stratification, social change, criminology, environmental issues, gender, race and ethnicity, and additional special topics.

Upon declaring sociology as a major, the student will establish a portfolio of work. Term papers, research projects, and other course materials will be kept on file. These materials will assist the faculty in advising students and working with them in constructing post-graduate plans. An exit interview is required of all graduating seniors. This will provide students with the opportunity to critique the quality of education provided by the sociology program. Seniors take the MFAT (given only during the spring semester), a standardized exam used by the program to assess its performance. Students have the option of making their scores a part of their permanent record. Sociology majors are not required to have a minor. 

Students majoring in sociology must complete:

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