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Anthropology/Sociology Major w/Sociology-Social Welfare Concentration

Anthropology/Sociology Major with Sociology-Social Welfare Concentration

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DEGREE PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Complete all Institutional Graduation Requirements (Including University Writing Requirement, Diversity Requirement, General Education Requirement, College Level Mathematics, etc.) as provided at https://www.eou.edu/registrar.

Program Requirements: Anthropology/Sociology with a concentration in Sociology/Social Welfare is a minimum of 65 credit hour degree. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the major, but a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.00 is required for completion of the major.


LOWER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES: 15 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
SOC 204General Sociology [DPD,SSC,UWR]5
SOC 205General Sociology:Problems [SSC]5

Complete one of the following ANTH courses:
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
ANTH 100Intro to Anthropology [SSC]5
ANTH 203Cultural Anthropology [SSC]5

CONCENTRATION REQUIRED COURSES: 35 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
SOC 315Social Welfare5
SOC 327Intro to Social Research [UWR]5SOC 204 & 205
SOC 403Capstone in Applied Sociology5 or 10SOC 315, 327 & 420 or 455
SOC 454Sociological Theory [UWR]5SOC 204 & 205. 15 credits in SOC recommended

Choose either SOC 420 or SOC 455 below:
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
SOC 420Social Welfare Practices5SOC 204, 205 & 315
SOC 455The Practice of Social Research3SOC 315 & 327

Complete the Senior Seminar course below: 

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
SOC 499Senior Seminar1Senior standing

Complete SOC electives below to reach the required 35 credits for the concentration: 

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
SOC 310Selected Topics1 to 6
SOC 316Sociology of Poverty [DPD]3
SOC 317Child Neglect and Abuse5
SOC 318Sociology of Death and Dying5
SOC 333Sociology of Disability [DPD]5SOC 204 or 205 recommended
SOC 334Work & Organizations [SSC]5College Level Writing
SOC 336Social Change & Social Justice [DPD]3
SOC 338Sociology of Families [DPD,UWR]5WR 121 or equivalent academic writing course
SOC 344Selling the News [SSC]2SOC 205 recommended
SOC 345Media/Politics/Prop [SSC]5SOC 205 recommended
SOC 360Gender & Power [DPD,SSC,UWR] [available in odd years]5WR 121 or equivalent academic writing course
SOC 365Communities [SSC]5
SOC 370Environment & Society [SSC]5
SOC 371Technology & Society [SSC]2
SOC 373Gender, Race & Crime [DPD]2
SOC 374Food & Society [SSC]2
SOC 375Sociology of Food [DPD,SSC]5
SOC 401Research1 to 5SOC 204 & 205
SOC 405Reading & Conference1 to 5SOC 204 & 205
SOC 407Seminar1 to 5
SOC 410Selected Topics1 to 6
SOC 411Problems in Society5
SOC 420Social Welfare Practices
SOC 420 can be an elective if not already used in the program
5SOC 204, 205, 315
SOC 423Community Service and Social Change [DPD]5SOC 204 or 205. SOC 336 recommended
SOC 445Inequality & Diversity [DPD] [available in even years]5SOC 204, ANTH 100, 203 or consent
SOC 455The Practice of Social Research
SOC 455 can be an elective if not already used in the program
3SOC 315 & 327
SOC 460Women in Poor Countries [UWR] [available in even years]5SOC 203. ANTH 100 or 203 are recommended
SOC 493Internet & Society2

ANTHROPOLOGY ELECTIVES: 20 credits

This includes the ANTH 100 or ANTH 203 taken in the lower division required courses.  

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
ANTH 100Intro to Anthropology [SSC]5
ANTH 201Introduction to Archaeology [SSC]5
ANTH 202Physical Anthropology [SSC]5
ANTH 203Cultural Anthropology [SSC]5
ANTH 210Selected Topics1 to 6
ANTH 310Selected Topics1 to 6
ANTH 312Native People of North America [DPD,UWR]5
ANTH 315Anthropology thru Film3
ANTH 320Human Adaptation [SSC]2
ANTH 325Human Ecology3
ANTH 330Ethnology Hunters/Gatherers[SSC]2
ANTH 335Culture, Health & Illness [available in odd years]4
ANTH 338Topics: Cultures of the World5
ANTH 340Frauds/Myths/Mystery [SSC]2
ANTH 342Heritage and Museums [available in even years]5
ANTH 348Primate Conserv & Behavior [available in odd years]5
ANTH 350Primate Populations [SSC]2
ANTH 354Science & Pseudoscience In Anthropology5Strong writing skills recommended
ANTH 355Topics: Physical Anthropology5
ANTH 356Language & Culture5ANTH 203 recommended
ANTH 357Media, Self and Society [available in even years]5
ANTH 358Anthropology and Ethics [available in even years]5
ANTH 360World Prehistory5ANTH 203
ANTH 362Stone Tools:Flintknapping & Lithic [available in odd years]2
ANTH 365Animals Culture & Society5
ANTH 372Sex & Gender [available in odd years]5ANTH 203
ANTH 375Anthro of Food & Nutrition [UWR] [available in even years]5
ANTH 380Native Peoples Oregon [DPD,UWR]5
ANTH 390Public Archaeology [available in odd years]5
ANTH 391Applied Ethnographic Research [UWR]5ANTH 203 & 356
ANTH 395Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences[UWR]5ANTH 201, 202 & 203
ANTH 405Reading & Conference1 to 5
ANTH 407Seminar1 to 15
ANTH 410Selected Topics1 to 6
ANTH 412Women and Infants [available in even years]5
ANTH 430Medical Anthropology2
ANTH 436Human Variation [available in odd years]5ANTH 202
ANTH 446Historical Archaeology [available in even years]5ANTH 201
ANTH 454Anthropological History/Theory5ANTH 201, 202, 203 & 356

 STATISTICS REQUIREMENT:
Complete a college-level statistics course of at least 4 credits with a grade of C- or better 

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
STAT 243Elementary Statistics [SMI]

Online students complete STAT 243A/243B in lieu of STAT 243
4MATH 095 or MATH 098

 MATHEMATICS REQUIREMENT:
Complete a college-level mathematics course at 100-level or above, with a grade of C- or better 

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
MATH 105Lotteries & Loans [SMI]4MATH 095 or 098
MATH 111College Algebra

Online students can complete MATH 111A/111B in lieu of MATH 111
4MATH 095 or equivalent

Total credits required for major: 65

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Last update November 2015