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Sociology (BA)

This grid offers a suggested approach for students to prepare them for a BA degree in Sociology while best satisfying Marymount University’s Liberal Arts Core and University requirements.

A full description of MU’s Liberal Arts Core and University requirements is available here. Please click here for more information about NOVA courses that fulfill Liberal Arts Core requirements.

Please verify with your NOVA advisor that the courses you choose are appropriate for a timely NOVA graduation. It is also imperative that you meet with your Marymount advisor for Marymount's program and graduation requirements. For more information about the BA in Sociology, please contact the School of Education and Human Services at sehs@marymount.edu or 703-284-1620.

Below is a two-year pathway from NOVA. A full 4-year sample plan is available here.
 
NOVA Course & Title Credits MU Notes or Equivalents MU Core &/or Major Req.
1st Semester (14 credits)
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 EN 101 Composition I Written Communication  (WR)
HIS Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory History (HI-1)
MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning 3 MA 901 Mathematics Elective Mathematics (MT)
Physical Science Elective with Lab 4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Natural Science (NS)
SDV 100 Student Development 1 (no credit awarded)  
2nd Semester (16 credits)
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 EN 102 Composition II Written Communication (WR)
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 IT 110 Information Technology in the Global Age  
MTH 245 Statistics I 3 MA 132 Statistical Analysis (3 cr)  Mathematics (MT)
Physical Science Elective with Lab 4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Natural Science (NS)
SOC 200 Principles of Sociology 3 SOC 131 Principles of Sociology Introductory Social Science (SS-1)/Major
3rd Semester (15 credits)
ENG Literature Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Literature (LT-1)
Humanities-Fine Arts Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Fine Arts (FNA)
SOC 266 Race and Ethnicity 3 SOC 322 Racial and Ethnic Diversity Advanced Social Science (SS-2)/Major
PSY 200 Principles of Psychology 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Social Science (SS-1)
SS Elective (SOC 203 The Global Village at MU) 3 SOC 203 The Global Village Introductory Social Science (SS-1)/Major
4th Semester (15 credits)
HIS Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory History (HI-1)
Introductory Philosophy Course 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Philosophy (PH-1)
CST 110, 126, or 129 3 CMD 900 Communication and Media Design Elective (CST 110 and 126) or CMD 200 Intercultural Communication (CST 129(  
Social Science Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Social Science (SS-1)
SS Elective (SOC 251 Working for Justice, Working for Change at MU) 3 SOC 251 Working for Justice, Working for Change Introductory Social Science (SS-1)/Major

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