Politics and Sociology

This is a sample degree plan for students pursuing a double major in politics and sociology. All students must consult with an advisor in making course selections that meet their individual needs. Students pursuing a double major in politics and sociology should consider completing a full semester studying abroad, and should consult with faculty advisors in both politics and sociology early in their program to plan effectively.  

Year One
Fall Spring
EN 101 - Composition I EN 102 Composition II
POL 102 - International Relations POL 103 - Comparative Politics
SOC 131 - Principles of Sociology in Global Perspective Introductory History (HI)
PH 100 - Introduction to Philosophy TRS 100 - Theological Inquiry
DSC 101 - First Year Seminar University elective
Year Two
Fall Spring
POL 210 - Western Political Concepts I POL 211 - Western Political Concepts II
POL 250 - Research and Writing POL 230 - American Policy Process
Introductory Literature (LT-1) Introductory Psychology or Economics (SS-1)
Advanced Theology/Religious Studies (TRS-2) or Theological Ethics (TRS-E) SOC 251 - Working for Justice, Working for Change
SOC 203 - The Global Village Politics elective
Year Three
Fall Spring
Fine Arts (FNA), Advanced History (HI-2), or Advanced Literature (LT-2) SOC 351 - Addressing Injustice: Research Methods
Politics elective Politics elective
Math (MT) Politics elective
SOC 350 - Social Justice Sociology elective
Sociology elective Natural Science (NS) with a lab
Year Four
Fall Spring
POL 400 - Internship POL 420 - Senior Seminar
Politics elective SOC 497 - Community Engagement Experience
Sociology elective Sociology elective
Advanced Philosophy (PH-2) or Philosophical Ethics (PH-E) Politics elective
SOC 495 Senior Practicum Fine Arts (FNA), Advanced Literature (LT-2) or Advanced History (HI-2)