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 emphasizes 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 Sample Completion Plan 

 
Year 1 Fall
 

Course

SOC 150


SOC 152


SOC XXX


 

 

Title

Introduction to Society *


Social Problems in Community **


Major elective


Course for minor


General elective


Total

Hours

3


3


3


3


3


15

 
Year 1 Spring
 

Course

SOC 301 OR

SOC 302


SOC 398


SOC 337


 

Title

Odd year = SOC 301 Research Methodology *

Even Year = SOC 302 Statistics for Social Research (or any statistics course) *


Public Sociology & Community Studies *


Sociology of Gender ***


Course for minor


Course for minor


Total

Hours

3

 


3


3


3


3


15

 
Year 1 Summer
 

Course

SOC 325


 

Title

Intro to Sociological Theory *


Total

Hours

3


3

 
Year 2 Fall
 

Course

SOC 492


SOC XXX


SOC XXX


 

Title

Leadership & Professional Development *


Major elective


Major elective


Course for minor


Course for minor


Total​​​​​​​

Hours

3


3


3


3


3


15

 
Year 2 Spring
 

Course

SOC 301 OR

SOC 302


SOC XXX


 

Title

Odd year = SOC 301 Research Methodology *

Even Year = SOC 302 Statistics for Social Research (or any statistics course) *


Major elective


Course for minor


General elective


Total

Hours

3

 


3


3


3


12

* core requirement, ** community engagement requirement, *** cultural competence requirement.

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