For students who entered fall 2021 and beyond.
Total Minimum Credits = 120
1Required for entering Freshmen.
2Policy and Social Problems Electives:
Students take three Policy and Social Problems electives. Two of the electives must be at the 3000 level.
3Choose one from the following:
4World Ready Language Track (WR track) requires successful completion of a two course sequence in a World Language (depending on placement) and three approved courses on the culture/history/literature/film related to that language, but taught in English. (Total of 15 credits.) For detailed information refer to Policies - Language Requirements in the undergraduate catalog.
A major in Sociology consists of 36 to 45 credits with at least 21 credits at the 3000 level or above (includes required and elective courses in the major). Note: students may not exceed the maximum of 45 credits of Sociology Department courses. At least 75 credits must be earned outside of the major including Core Curriculum requirements and free electives.
Students transferring to the college and wishing to major in Sociology must make individual arrangements with the department chairperson regarding satisfaction of major course requirements.
No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum policy for further details. You should meet with your faculty adviser to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements.
Current UMass Lowell students should be using their Advisement Report in SiS. If you need assistance, please contact your adviser.
Restriction on off-campus study:
Last updated: 8/04/2021