Program Information

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation with a B.A. degree in Sociology and Social Justice, USF students will demonstrate:

  • a basic understanding of the major themes, subfields, and persistent questions in the study of society.
  • competency in social science research.
  • the ability to analyze and interpret research data.
  • the ability to present their research in a clear and concise manner. 

Degree Requirements

The B.A. in Sociology and Social Justice degree requires 120 credit hours:

  • 47-49 credit hours of general education courses
  • 24 core credit hours in Sociology
  • 3 credit hours in Community Studies
  • 6 credit hours in Culture & Identity
  • elective courses as needed

Program of Study

The B.A. in Sociology and Social Justice degree requires:

  • Major core, 24 credit hours: SOCI 101, SOCI 230, SOCI 250, SOCI 302, SOCI 355, SOCI 395, SOCI 460, SOCI 480
  • Community Studies, 3 credit hours from: SOCI 251, SOCI 252, SOCI 272, SOCI 410, SOCI 440
  • Culture & Identity, 6 credit hours from: SOCI 135, SOCI 260, SOCI 450

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet University of Saint Francis admission requirements.

Progression Requirements

Sociology and Social Justice majors must maintain a GPA of at least 2.0 and are required to earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses required by the major.

Graduation Requirements

Sociology and Social Justice majors must meet USF graduation requirements.