Sociology Online

The sociology major is perfect for students who plan to work in fields that require interaction with people of diverse backgrounds including business, non-profit organizations, and government positions. 

Missouri State University emphasizing Public Sociology, utilizing the tools of sociology to make a positive difference in the community. 

We are committed to helping students complete their undergraduate degrees and be successful after college. Contact the Sociology Program Coordinator, Dr. Katie Hoegeman, with your questions about the program at CHoegeman@MissouriState.edu.

Sociology Online Completion Plan 

Fall 2020 to Spring 2022+ 

Fall 2020

Course                                       Title

SOC 150 (3)                                Introduction to Society *

SOC 152 (3)                                Social Problems in Community **

                                                    Course for minor

                                                    Course for minor

                                                    General elective

Spring 2021

Course                                       Title

SOC 337 (3)                               Sociology of Gender ***

SOC 301 (3)                               Research Methodology *

SOC 325 (3)                              Introduction to Sociological Theory *

                                                   Major elective

                                                   Course for minor

Fall 2021

Course                                       Title

SOC 492 (3)                               Leadership & Professional Development *

SOC 398 (3)                               Public Sociology Community Studies *

                                                    Major elective

                                                    General elective

                                                    Course for minor

Spring 2022

Course                                        Title

SOC 302 (3)                               Statistics for Social Research OR any other

                                                    statistics course *

SOC 499 (3)                               Internship in Public Sociology

                                                    Major elective

                                                    Course for minor

* meets core requirements, ** meets community engagement requirements, *** meets cultural competence requirements.

+ This plan assumes that general education courses have been completed; online minor is required. Don't have an online minor? Check out your options for one here