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Sociology

Honors in Sociology and Social Services

Honors in Sociology and Social Services

1. The sociology department’s honors program is designed for students who wish to explore a particular research problem in depth.

2. Admission to the program

     The student must:

      (a)  Have a 3.50 or higher cumulative GPA in sociology courses
      (b)  Be at least a junior
      (c)  Have a faculty member sponsorship; the faculty member would submit student’s name to the department for admission

3. Requirements

     The student is required to:

      (a)  Maintain a 3.5 or higher GPA in sociology coursework (including any approved outside electives) applied to the sociology degree
      (b)  Enroll in SOC 495 beginning fall quarter of the senior year (minimum of 10 credits over the course of that year)
      (c)  Complete a research project under the supervision of a faculty
      (d)  Participate in a public presentation of the research project (such as SOURCE, a professional conference, or other departmental-approved venues)

4.Those who fail to maintain a 3.5 GPA in the major, or who fail to participate in a public presentation will not receive honors.

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