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

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B.S. SOCIOLOGY

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

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Science degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate B.S. 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


Semester 1Credit Hours
GEN 100 (1) 1
ASL 101 (3) or FRE 101 (4) or GER 101 (4) or SPA 101 (4) 3
SOC 101 (3) 3
ENG 101 (3) 3
QR Course 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours16
Semester 2Credit Hours
ASL 102 (3) or FRE 102 (4) or GER 102 (4) or SPA 102 (4) 3
Elective 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
SOC 152 (3) 3
NS Course 3
NS Lab Course 1
Total Credit Hours16

Semester 3Credit Hours
OC Course 3
Humanities Course 3
NS Course 3
QR/NS Course 3
GE/FL Course 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 4Credit Hours
HIS 101 (3) or HIS 102 (3) or HIS 104 (3) or HIS 105 (3) 3
SOC 260 (3) 3
QR Course 3
QR/NS Course 3
SOC 235 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15

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


Semester 5Credit Hours
SOC 301 (3.00) 3
SOCS 100+ 3
SOCS 100+ 3
HUM 300+ or NATS 300+ 3
SOC 300+ 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 6Credit Hours
SOC 303 (3.00) 3
SOC 320 (3.00) 3
SOCS 100+ 3
SOC 300+ 3
HUM 300+ or NATS 300+ 3
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 7Credit Hours
SOCS 100+ 3
SOCS 100+ 3
SOC 400+ 3
SOC 400+ 3
SOCS 300+ 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 8Credit Hours
SOCS 300+ 3
SOC 400+ 3
SOC 400+ 3
SOC 401 (3.00) or SOC 550 (3.00) 3
SOCS 300+ 3
Total Credit Hours15

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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