Loyola University Maryland

Sociology Department

Typical Course Sequence

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A typical program of courses for the Sociology Major follow. Required sociology courses are in bold.

Freshman Year

Fall Term 

SC101 Self and Society or SC102 Societies and Institutions
WR100 Effective Writing
Fine Arts Core
Language Core
Non-Departmental Elective

Spring Term

EN101 Understanding Literature
HS101 History of Modern Western Civilization
SC101 Self and Society or SC102 Societies and Institutions
Language Core or Non-Departmental Elective
Math/Science Core

Sophomore Year

Fall Term

PL201 Foundations of Philosophy
SC342 Social Research Methods
ST110 Introduction to Statistical Methods and Data Analysis
TH201 Introduction to Theology or Non-Departmental Elective
English Core

Spring Term

PL200-Level Philosophical Perspectives Course
History Core
Theology Core or Non-Departmental Elective
Sociology Elective
Sociology Elective

Junior Year

Fall Term

SC355 Sociological Theory
TH201 Introduction to Theology or Math/Science Core
Non-Departmental Elective
Sociology Elective (SC360-499 Level)
Non-Departmental Elective

Spring Term 

Theology Core or Non-Departmental Elective
Sociology Elective (SC360-499)
Sociology Elective

Non-Departmental Elective
Non-Departmental Elective

Senior Year

Fall Term 

SC400-Level Seminar
Ethics Core
Sociology Elective
Non-Departmental Elective
Non-Departmental Elective

Spring Term

SC401 Sociology Practicum and Seminar
Non-Departmental Elective
Non-Departmental Elective
Non-Departmental Elective
Non-Departmental Elective

For more information on available courses, please visit the Loyola catalogue.