May 23, 2022  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]


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WebAdvisor Code - B.BS.SOC

The Sociology major at Black Hills State University develops the acquisition of a sociological perspective that incorporates an understanding of: 1) Social structures and their influences on human behavior, 2) Methods of research and empirical analysis, 3) Linkages between private troubles and public issues. The curriculum offers the student opportunities for multiple experiences in using the sociological imagination, linking their personal lives to larger social processes, building and applying theory, and in collecting and evaluating data to examine and test the theories.

Gen Ed Requirements - 37 semester hours

  • MATH - Gen Ed - Mathematics - 3 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Social Science - 3 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Arts & Humanities - 12 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Natural Science & Lab - 8 semester hours


A minor is required with this major plus electives to total 128 hours, of which 36 hours must be 300-400 level courses.

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