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 (16 units)

Year One: Spring (17 units)

Cornerstone (CORE 100C)
Intro to Sociology (SOC 100C)
Persuasive Writing (ENGL 120C)
New Testament Survey (NT 101C)
Foundations of Christian Life (THEO 101C
or Intro to Theology (THEO 103C)
US History (HIST 156C)
or US Government (POLS 155C)
Intro to Cultural Anthropology (ANTH 102C)
Intro to the Arts (FINA 215C)
or Other Fine Arts Requirement
Lifetime Fitness & Wellness (KINE 145C and KINE 146C)
Researched Writing (ENGL 220C)
World Civilization I or II (HIST 203C or HIST 204C)
Elective* (3 units)

Year Two: Fall (15 units)

Year Two: Spring (16 units)

Marriage and the Family (SOC 332)
Old Testament Survey (OT 201C)
Intro to Statistics (SOCS 265C)
Speech Composition and Presentation (COMM 201C)
Sociology Elective (3 units)
Class, Race, Ethnicity & Gender (SOC 343)
Empirical World & Lab (NSCI 210C) or other lab science
Sociology Electives (6 units)
Elective* (3 units)

Year Three: Fall (15 units)

Year Three: Spring (15 units)

Sociological Theory (SOC 365)
Literary Perspectives (ENGL 300C)
or Other Literature Requirement
Sociology Electives (3 units)
Elective* (3 units)
Research Design & Methods (SOC 369)
Research Design & Methods Lab (SOC 369L)
Developing a Christian Worldview (THEO 300C)
Sociology Electives (6 units)
Elective* (2 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* (9 units)
Senior Seminar (SOC 490C)
Field Practicum (SOC 460B)
or Research Practicum (SOC 462B)
Electives* (9 units)

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