May 22, 2018  
2014-2015 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Sociology/Anthropology

Sociology (B.A.)

Total Semester Hours required for the Degree: 120 semester hours

Semester Hours required for the Sociology Major: 44 semester hours

And 21 s.h. of SOC Electives

(exclusive of internship courses) chosen in consultation with the student’s advisor.

To be certified for graduation with a major in sociology, a student must achieve a CGPA of at least 2.0 in the core courses in the major used to satisfy graduation requirements.  (See footnote 1.)


(Major GPA based on Anthropology 2200G if taken at EIU and all sociology courses taken at EIU.)

If the student believes there are extenuating circumstances relevant to the failure to meet this requirement, filing an appeal to the Departmental Grade Appeals Committee is possible

If foreign language is exempt, 45 hours of free electives are available and provide the opportunity for the student  to complete one or more minors or even selective majors, all within the four years.