Program Requirements

For Majors & Minors in Sociology

While sociology is a very flexible major, this is a suggested 8 semester plan for those interested in a major in sociology.

Major and minor checksheets can be found here

You can read course descriptions within the MyKU Student Information System.   The courses are arranged alphabetically by prefix. To select sociology, search for the SOC prefix.

Other Graduation Requirements
  • Senior Portfolio for Major
    • In your senior year, you will need to submit an electronic portfolio through D2L, containing papers and exams from your classes in the program.
  • All first baccalaureate degree are required to take at least 30 of their last 45 credits and at least 50% of their major credits at Kutztown University.
  • Simultaneous Degree Completion - A 150 credit minimum will be required for completion of simultaneous degrees (BA/BS).
  • Application for Graduation - Students who plan to complete requirements for the degree at the end of a current semester must complete a diploma data form at registration.

The Sociology Major with Paralegal Studies program is in moratorium and therefore is no longer accepting students.