Loyola University Maryland

Department of Sociology

Typical Course Sequence

Current as of catalogue year 2021-2022.

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

Freshman Year

Fall Term 

SC 100 - Introduction to Sociology or 
SC 201 - Self and Society or 
SC 202 - Social Power and Social Change or 
SC 203 - Globalization and Society
WR 100 - Effective Writing
Fine Arts Core
Language Core
Non-Departmental Elective

Spring Term

EN 101 - The Art of Reading
HS 100-Level Core Course
SC 100 - Introduction to Sociology or
SC 201 - Self and Society
or
SC 202 - Social Power and Social Change
or
SC 203 - Globalization and Society

Language Core or
Non-Departmental Elective
Math/Science Core

Sophomore Year

Fall Term

PL 201 - Foundations of Philosophy
SC 100 - Introduction to Sociology or
SC 201 - Self and Society or
SC 202 - Social Power and Social Change or
SC 203 - Globalization and Society
ST 110 - Introduction to Statistical Methods and Data Analysis
EN 200-Level or HS 300-Level Course
Sociology Elective

Spring Term

TH 201 - Theology Matters
Sociology Elective
Sociology Elective
Math/Science Core
Non-Departmental Elective

Junior Year

Fall Term

SC 342 - Social Research Methods or
SC 355 - Sociological Theory

PL 200-Level or TH 100-Level Course
Math/Science Core
Non-Departmental Elective
Non-Departmental Elective

Spring Term 

Sociology Elective (SC360-499)
Sociology Elective
Ethics Core
Non-Departmental Elective
Non-Departmental Elective

Senior Year

Fall Term 

SC 342 - Social Research Methods or 
SC 355 - Sociological Theory
SC 400-Level Seminar or
Non-Departmental Elective
Non-Departmental Elective
Non-Departmental Elective
Non-Departmental Elective

Spring Term

SC 401 - Sociology Practicum and Seminar
SC 400-Level Seminar or
Non-Departmental Elective
Non-Departmental Elective
Non-Departmental Elective
Non-Departmental Elective

For catalogue years before 2021-2022, or for more information on available courses, please visit the Loyola catalogue.

Heiser
Alumni

William Heiser

A two-time Loyola grad, Bill is making an impact in urban Jesuit education as president of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Baltimore

Sociology, Education