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  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017 - 2018 General Catalogue

Transfer Guide - Sociology


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UWA Lower-Level Degree Requirements for a

Major in Sociology

College of Liberal Arts
Effective: Fall 2016

Core Curriculum Requirements

Students transferring from Alabama public two-year and four-year colleges and universities should consult the AGSC site for complete details regarding Areas I-IV for all majors, including the list of approved courses for each institution. Specific requirements for students majoring in Sociology at Alabama public two-year schools and for UWA pre-Sociology majors are included below.

Area I - Written Composition (6 semester hours)


AGSC:  No specific courses required beyond the AGSC requirements.

UWA Course Titles AL College System Course Titles
Choose from one of the following sequences:  
EH 101 . Written English I (3) 
EH 102 . Written English II (3)  OR
EH 103 . Honors English I (3) 
EH 104 . Honors English II (3)  

ENG 101, Written Composition I
ENG 102, Wirtten Composition II

 

Area II - Humanities and Fine Arts (15 semester hours)


AGSC:  There are no specific courses required for majors beyond the AGSC requirements.

UWA:  Students planning to complete the bachelor’s degree are required to complete the pattern in humanities and fine arts as listed below:

UWA Course Titles AL College System Course Titles
Choose one of the following sequences:  

EH 221 . British Literature I (3) 
EH 222 . British Literature II (3) 
OR
EH 231 . American Literature I (3) 
EH 232 . American Literature II (3) 
OR
EH 213 . Honors Literature I (3) 
EH 214 . Honors Literature II (3) 
and one of the following:
FR 102 . Introductory French II (3) 
SP 102 . Introductory Spanish II (3)  
PL 100 . An Introduction to Philosophy: Humans and Society (3) 

 
ENG 251, American Literature I
ENG 252, American Literature II
OR
ENG 261, English Literature I
ENG 262, English LIterature II
OR
ENG 271, World Literature I
ENG 272, World Literature II
SPA 102 (or higher), Introductory Spanish II
FRN 102 (or higher) Introductory French II
PHL 106, Introduction to Philosophy
SH 100 . Principles of Public Speaking (3) 
SH 150 . Professional Speaking (3)  
SPH 107, Fundamentals of Public Speaking
SPH 106, Fundamentals of Oral Communications
Choose one of the following:  
AT 100 . Introduction to Art (3) 
MU 100 . Introduction to Music (3) 
TH 100 . Introduction to Theatre (3)  
OR
HR 100 . Honors Forum (1) 
HR 200 . Honors Special Topics: Interdisciplinary (2)  
ART 100, Art Appreciation
MUS 101, Music Appreciation
THR 120, Theatre Appreciation
THR 126, Introduction to Theatre

 

Area III - Natural Sciences and Mathematics (15 semester hours)


AGSC:  Students planning to complete the bachelor’s degree are required to complete the pattern in natural sciences and mathematics as listed below:

UWA Course Titles AL College System Course Titles
Choose one of the following:  
BY 101 . Introductory Biology I (4) 
OR
BY 103 . Honors Biology (4) 
BIO 101, Introduction to Biology I

BIO 103, Principles of Biology I
Choose one of the following:  

CH 101 Introductory General Chemistry (4) 
CH 111 General Chemistry I (4)  
EN 100 Introduction to Environmental Sciences (4) 
ES 100 Introduction to Geology (4)  
PH 101 Introduction to Physical Sciences (4) 
PH 190 Astronomy (4)  
PH 201 College Physics I (4)  

 
AST 220, Introduction to Astronomy
CHM 104, Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry
CHM 105, Introduction to Organic Chemistry
GLY 101, Introduction to Geology I
GLY 102, Introduction to Geology II
PHY 111, Physical Science I
PHY 112, Physical Science II
PHY 201, General Physics I
Choose one of the following not chosen above:  

BY 102 Introductory Biology II (4) 
BY 231 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4) 
CH 101 Introductory General Chemistry (4) 
CH 111 General Chemistry I (4)  
EN 100 Introduction to Environmental Sciences (4) 
ES 100 Introduction to Geology (4)  
PH 101 Introduction to Physical Sciences (4) 
PH 190 Astronomy (4)  
PH 201 College Physics I (4)  

 
BIO 102, Introduction to Biology II
AST 220, Introduction to Astronomy
CHM 104, Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry
CHM 105, Introduction to Organic Chemistry
GLY 101, Introduction to Geology I
GLY 102, Introduction to Geology II
PHY 111, Physical Science I
PHY 112, Physical Science II
PHY 201, General Physics I
Choose one of the following:  
MH 105 Finite Mathematics (3)  
MH 113 . Precalculus Algebra (3)  
MTH 112, Precalculus Algebra
MTH 110, Finite Mathematics

 

Area IV - History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences (12 semester hours)


AGSC:  No specific requirements beyond the ASGV requirements.

UWA:  Students at UWA should select one history sequence and two social science courses, as indicated below:

 

UWA Course Titles AL College System Course Titles
Choose from the following sequences:  
HY 101 . History of Western Civilization I (3) 
HY 102 . History of Western Civilization II (3) 
OR
HY 103 . Honors Western Civilization (3) 
HY 104 . Honors Western Civilization II (3) 
OR
HY 211 . American History I (3) 
HY 212 . American History II (3)  
HIS 101, Western Civilization I
HIS 102, Western Civilization II
HIS 121, World History I
HIS 122, World History II
HIS 201, United States History I
HIS 202, United States History II
Choose two of the following:  
AN 100 . Introduction to Anthropology (3) 
EC 201 Principles of Microeconomics (3) 
EC 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)  
PY 100 . General Psychology (3) 
PS 110 . American Government (3) 
SY 100 . Principles of Sociology (3) 
OR
SY 110 . Social Problems (3)  
ECO 231, Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 232, Principles of Microeconomics
POL 211, American National Government
PSY 200, General Psychology
SOC 200, Introduction to Sociology
SOC 210, Social Problems

 

 

Area V - Pre-Professional, Major, and Elective Courses at UWA (19 semester hours)


Contact:  Dr. Mark Davis
Title:  Dean, College of Liberal Arts
Phone:  (205) 652-3570
Email:  mdavis@uwa.edu

1. Required courses ratified by the AGSC

Requirements ratified by AGSC with UWA Course Numbers AL College System Course Titles
SY 336 . Marriage and the Family (3)    

2.  List of courses to fulfill Area V at UWA:

The additional sixteen semester hours to complete Area V should be fulfilled by choosing from the following courses (strongly preferred):

AL College System Course Titles
Electives


 

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