COVID-19 Information for SOCY Advising
The University will have reduced operations the week of March 23, 2020, and will be moving to an online format starting March 30, 2020 through at least to April 10, 2020.
New Sociology Degree Requirements
All undergraduates adding the Sociology major after February 10, 2020 will be required to complete the New SOCY major program.
New Demography Minor
The Department of Sociology invites you to explore our new minor in Demography, the interdisciplinary study of human populations.
Virtual Commencement Information
Class of 2020, congratulations on your upcoming graduation! Join us in celebrating your accomplishments by participating in the University of Maryland’s virtual commencement ceremony:
New 5 Year BA/MA SOCY Program
Course Offerings & Policies
Undergraduate majors in sociology take courses in the substantive areas of sociology, sociological statistics, sociological research methods, and sociological theory.
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Students must complete 120 academic hours, with a minimum of "C" (2.0) average to graduate with a Bachelor's Degree. For a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology students must satisfy three sets of requirements:
Sociology Degree Requirements (OLD)
Sociology is the scientific study of society and its institutions, organizations, and groups.