Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Sociology

Academics

Major

Major requirements effective with the Class of 2018 and beyond

Sociology major worksheet

The major program in sociology requires 9 courses and must include:
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
or SOC 190 Self and Society
SOC 272 Analyzing Social Trends
or MATH 141 Introductory Statistics
SOC 201 Sociological Theory
SOC 202 Research Methods in Sociology
SOC 402 Senior Seminar
or SOC 403 Senior Pro-seminar

Two courses at the 300 level.

Two additional courses selected in consultation with the advisor.

Students are expected to take SOC 101 or SOC 190 in their freshman or sophomore year, and SOC 402 or SOC 403 in their senior year. Students must also take SOC 272 or MATH 141.

Major requirements for the Class of 2017

Sociology major worksheet

The major program in sociology requires 10 courses and must include:
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
or SOC 190 Self and Society
SOC 272 Analyzing Social Trends
or MATH 141 Introductory Statistics
SOC 301 Sociological Theory
SOC 302 Research Methods in Sociology
SOC 402 Senior Seminar
or SOC 403 Senior Pro-seminar

Five courses, including one at the 300 level, selected in consultation with the advisor.

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