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Degrees Offered

The sociology program at Austin Peay offers a major and a minor. The major requires the completion of 41 semester hours, which include: 

  • Requirements
    • Introduction to Sociology (1010)
    • Social Problems (2050)
    • Sociology as a Profession (2700)
    • Race and Ethnicity (3050)
    • Gender and Sexualities (3080)
    • Social Stratification (3300)
    • Reading and Writing for Sociology (3740)
    • Methods of Social Research (3760)
    • Social Statistics (3770)
    • Sociological Theory (4000)
    • Senior Capstone (4910)
  • Electives
    • 9 courses from a selection that includes courses in social problems, crime and delinquency, deviant behavior, family studies, cultural anthropology, aging, religion and sociology service learning

In addition to the major, it is also possible to minor in Sociology, Environmental Studies and Family Studies.  These more specialized programs allow students with any major to focus on a curriculum that may tie  more directly into their specific vocational interests.