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Degree Pathway for the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology - Racial Equity & Inclusion Concentration - 2021

Sample Degree Pathway for Sociology - Racial Equity & Inclusion Concentration

For students who entered fall 2021 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total16
ENGL.1010 /
HONR.1100
College Writing I / FYSH (CW)3
FAHS.1090First Year Experience Seminar11
SOCI.1010Introduction to Sociology (DCA)3
MATH.xxxxMathematics (MATH.1110/1510 recommended) (MATH)3
WLxx.xxxxLanguage 1 & Culture3
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)3

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total16
ENGL.1020College Writing II (CW)3
SOCI.2340Race and Ethnicity3
WLxx.xxxxLanguage 2 & Culture3
xxxx.xxxxScience w/lab (SCL)4
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
SOCI.2010Foundations of Social Analysis (WOC)3
SOCI.xxxxRacial Equity and Inclusion Elective23
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)3
xxxx.xxxxScience w/lab (SCL)4
xxxx.xxxxLanguage 3 & Culture or World Ready Elective43
Total16

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
SOCI.3210Classical Social Theory (SRE)3
SOCI.3xxxRacial Equity and Inclusion Elective23
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3
xxxx.xxxxLanguage 4 & Culture or World Ready Elective43

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
SOCI.3220Contemporary Social Theory3
SOCI.4020Quantitative Methods for Social Research (IL), (QL)3
xxxx.xxxxSTEM Persp. (STEM)3
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)3
xxxx.xxxxWorld Ready Elective4 or Free Elective3

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
SOCI.4030Qualitative Methods for Social Research (AIL), (CTPS)3
SOCI.3xxxRacial Equity and Inclusion Elective23
SOCI.xxxxSociology Elective3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
SOCI.4xxxSociology Capstone33
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3

Spring Semester

Course #Course NameCr.
Total15
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3

Total Minimum Credits = 120

1Required for entering Freshmen.

2Racial Equity and Inclusion Electives:

Students take three Racial Equity and Inclusion 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:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last updated: 8/05/2021