Sample Four Year Plan:
Sociology

This four year plan is a sample and is only for planning purposes; this is not an official document. You are required to meet with an Academic Advisor each semester.

Year One: Fall (15 units)

Year One: Spring (15 units)

Cornerstone (CORE 100C)
Intro to Sociology (SOC 100C)
Persuasive Writing (ENGL 120C)
Foundations of Christian Life (THEO 101C)
Lifetime Fitness & Wellness (KINE 145C and KINE 146C)
US History (HIST 156C)
or US Government (POLS 155C)
Intro to Cultural Anthropology (ANTH 102C)
New Testament (NT 101C)
Researched Writing (ENGL 220C)
Intro to Statistics (SOCS 265C)
Elective of your choice* (3 units)

Year Two: Fall (15 units)

Year Two: Spring (16 units)

Marriage and the Family (SOC 332)
Old Testament Survey (OT 201C)
World Civilization I or II (HIST 203C or HIST 204C)
Speech Composition and Presentation (COMM 201C)
Sociology Elective (3 units)
Class, Race, Ethnicity & Gender (SOC 343)
Any Lab Science (NSCI 210C/CL or other lab science)
Literary Perspectives (ENGL 230C)
Intro to the Arts (FINA 215C)
or Other Fine Arts Requirement
Sociology Elective (3 units)

Year Three: Fall (17 units)

Year Three: Spring (16 units)

Sociological Theory (SOC 365)
Developing a Christian Worldview (THEO 300C)
Sociology Electives (6 units)
Electives of your choice* (5 units)
Research Design & Methods (SOC 369)
Research Design & Methods Lab (SOC 369L)
Sociology Electives (6 units)
Electives of your choice* (6 units)

Year Four: Fall (15 units)

Year Four: Spring (15 units)

Christian Heritage (CHIS 400C)
Field Practicum (SOC 460A)
or Research Practicum (SOC 462A)
Electives of your choice* (9 units)
Senior Seminar (SOC 490C)
Electives of your choice* (12 units)

*Electives may be any VU course, including additional sociology classes.