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Required Credits in Major: 36
Program Code: BA-SOCI-GEN
Program Specific Policies:
Students must earn a grade of C-or better in SOC 1010, SOC 2130, SOC 3010, and SOC 3020.
Required Course: 1
Required Credits (excluding those completed as part of the major): 34
Two (2) University Core Curriculum courses are compelted as part of the major requirements:
University Core Curriculum requirements and courses.
Required Credits: 0-6
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Required Credits: 18
Required Courses: 2
Two (2) Technology Intensive courses are completed as part of the major requirements: SOC 3010 and SOC 3020
No additional technology Intensive courses are required for graduation
Technology Intensive requirement and courses.
Required Courses: 4
One (1) Writing Intensive course is completed for University Core Curriculum Area 2B: ENG 1100
Three (3) Writing Intensive courses are comleted as part of the major requirements: SOC 2130 , SOC 3010 , and SOC 4850
No additional Writing Intensive courses are required for graduation
Writing Intensive requirement and courses.