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University of Louisville
Transfer Office
(502) 852-0166
transfer@louisville.edu
Houchens Bldg, Room 150 2211 S. Brook Street Louisville, Kentucky 40208

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B.A. SOCIOLOGY

Effective Date: 8/1/2017 - 5/1/2019

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Arts degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate B.A. SOCIOLOGY degree at University of Louisville. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression

General Education Core
Written Communications (WC): 6 Credit Hours
ENG 101 (3) 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
Oral Communications (OC): 3 Credit Hours
OC Course 3
Heritage (HR): 3 Credit Hours
HIS 101 (3) or HIS 102 (3) or HIS 104 (3) or HIS 105 (3) 3
Humanities (HU): 3 Credit Hours
Humanities Course 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences (SB): 9 Credit Hours
SB Course 3
SOC 101 (3) 3
SOC 235 (3) 3
Natural Sciences (NS): 3 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
NS Course 3
NS Lab Course 1
Quantitative Reasoning (QR): 3 Credit Hours
QR Course 3
Quantitative Reasoning (QR) -or- Natural Sciences (NS): 3 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
QR/NS Course 3
Total Credit Hours  34
Associate in Arts Requirements
Arts & Humanities (AH) -or- Social & Behavioral Sciences (SB) -or- Foreign Language (FL): 6 Credit Hours
FRE 101 (4) or GER 101 (4) or SPA 101 (4) 4
FRE 102 (4) or GER 102 (4) or SPA 102 (4) 4
General Education Core (GE) -or- Foreign Language (FL): 6 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
FRE 201 (3) or GER 201 (3) or SPA 201 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours  11
Electives
HUM Elective 3
GEN 100 (1) 1
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
SOC 151 (3) or SOC 152 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours  16

Pre-Transfer Notes

Admission to the major in sociology requires: (1) completion of SOC 301 Social Statistics with a grade of C or better, (2) a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, and (3) a minimum GPA of 2.0 in any sociology courses taken prior to the time of application.

Those with questions about the UofL Sociology program may contact:
Dr. Jonetta Weber
Phone: 502-852-8028
Email: jonettaweber@louisville.edu
Website: http://louisville.edu/sociology/contact

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression

University Of Louisville Courses
SOC 301 (3.00) 3
SOC 303 (3.00) 3
SOC 320 (3.00) 3
HUM 300+ or NATS 300+ 3
SOC 300+ 3
SOCS 100+ 3
HUM 300+ or NATS 300+ 3
SOCS 100+ 3
SOC 300+ 3
SOCS 100+ 3
SOC 400+ 3
SOCS 100+ 3
SOC 400+ 3
Elective 300+ (3) 3
SOCS 300+ 3
Elective 300+ (3) 3
SOC 400+ 3
SOC 400+ 3
SOCS 300+ 3
Free Elective 300+ 3
Total Credit Hours  60

Program Notes

Completion of the degree in sociology requires: (1) completion of SOC 303 Research Methods and SOC 320 Social Theory with a grade of C or better, and (2) completion of an online exit exam. For more information on the latter, contact the undergraduate advisor.

Total Hours Required for Degree: 121
Overall GPA Required: 2.0
Major GPA Required: 2.0
Hours Required at 300 level or above: 50
Residency Requirement: 30 of last 36 hours must be taken at UofL and in the College


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