Sociology / West Double Major

Sociology / West Double Major

The Sociology and WEST departments offer a program for students interested in majoring in both disciplines. Double majors are allowed to:
  • Double-count 6 credits of any courses cross-listed in both Sociology and WEST
  • Choose between the WEST capstone (WEST 4950) or the Sociology capstone sequence (SOC 4980 & 4990)
  • Opt not to take WEST 3300-Methodologies in WEST

General Major Requirements

Core Sociology Courses

  • SOC 1110 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 2120 Research Methods
  • SOC 3150 Social Theory
  • SOC 3170 Social Statistics

Core West Courses

  • WEST 2010 Introduction to Race and Gender
  • WEST 3400 Advanced Theory: An Intersectional Approach

Substantive Sociology Courses (3)

Substantive West Courses (3)

Capstone (Choose West or Sociology)

  • WEST 4950 Capstone/Senior Seminar* with Internship component
  • SOC 4980 Capstone Prep(1 credit) & SOC 4990 Capstone

Cross-listed Courses

  • SOC 3230 - The Chicano Community
  • SOC 3240 - African American Community
  • SOC 3250 - Power, Privilege and Social Difference
  • SOC 3270 - Native Communities
  • SOC 3280 - The Asian American Community
  • SOC 3290 – Persp. on Race and Ethnic Relations
  • SOC 3310 - Sociology of the Family
  • SOC 3320 - African American Families
  • SOC 3490 - Youth Gangs
  • SOC 3610 - Gender and Society
  • SOC 4010 - Special Topics in Sociology
  • SOC 4040 - Sociology of Gender and Sexuality
  • SOC 4080 - Men and Masculinities
  • SOC 4200 - Sociology of Poverty
  • SOC 4250 - Sociology of the Environment
  • SOC 4300 - Sociology of Sport
  • SOC 4310 - Class, Stratification and Power
  • SOC 4380 - Globalization and Development
  • SOC 4390 - Diversity Issues
  • SOC 4450 – Intersections of Privilege - WPC
  • SOC 4640 - Inequality USA
  • SOC 4700 - Global Feminisms
  • SOC 4960 - Juvenile Delinquency

For Further Information:

Dr. Michelle Companion 
Sociology Department Chair 
mcompani@uccs.edu 
(719) 255-4141

Dr. Stephany Rose 
WEST Director 
sspauldi@uccs.edu 
(719) 255-4762