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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Student Handbook and Catalog

Sociology Emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway), A.S.


The Sociology emphasis provides students various foundational courses in the social sciences. The student completes the first two years of requirements leading toward a baccalaureate degree.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  during their first semester at DSCC.

Major/Concentration Codes: UTPS-USOC

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Area of Emphasis Requirements:


Total: 60 Semester Hours


*For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate section of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements .

**Students who plan to transfer to UT Knoxville are strongly encouraged to take non-U.S. history courses to fulfill the General Education history requirement.

***Universities will determine whether the sociology elective course counts toward the requirements of the sociology major or as an elective credit applied to the requirements of the baccalaureate degree.

****Students should consult the catalog of their transfer institution for guidance in selecting elective hours.

*****General electives must be selected from courses which are part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway. Consult the Course Descriptions section in this catalog. Courses which are designated as **Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway** should not be taken as general electives.

Additional information regarding foreign language:

At some universities, foreign language may be required in certain programs that lead to the Bachelor of Science degree. Complete information regarding foreign language requirements at each university may be found on the transfer and articulation websites of the Tennessee Board of Regents and the University of Tennessee Systems. Community college students are encouraged to be familiar with foreign language requirements at the universities and, if applicable, complete the requirements before transferring.