Combined Major in Sociology-Anthropology and Geography

The departments of Geography and Environmental Planning and Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice offer a program leading to a bachelor’s degree with a combined major in Geography and Environmental Planning and Sociology-Anthropology, with a concentration in Sociology or Anthropology. The Sociology Concentration course requirements are listed below. For information on the Anthropology Concentration combined major option, see the department chair in ­Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice.

Required Lower-Division Courses (6 Units)
GEOG 101PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (counts toward Core Curriculum requirements)3
SOCI 101INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (counts toward Core Curriculum requirements)3
Statistics Requirement (3 Units)
Select one of the following: 13
QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN GEOGRAPHY
BEHAVIORAL STATISTICS
BASIC STATISTICS
Upper-Level Sociology Courses applied to Geography Electives (6 Units)
Select two of the following:6
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
URBAN SOCIOLOGY
DEMOGRAPHY
DEVIANCE AND ORGANIZATIONS
POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY
MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY
CLASS, STATUS AND POWER
SOCIAL GERONTOLOGY
SPECIAL TOPICS IN SOCIOLOGY 2
Upper-Level Geography Courses applied to Sociology Electives (6 Units)
Select two of the following:6
MEDICAL GEOGRAPHY
HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF URBANIZATION
CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY
POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY
NATURAL RESOURCES AND SOCIETY: A GEOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE (second writing course)
POPULATION GEOGRAPHY
URBAN SYSTEMS
COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING
SEMINAR: SELECTED TOPICS IN GEOGRAPHY 3
TRAVEL AND STUDY
DIRECTED READNG IN GEOGRAPHY (with approval of Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice adviser)
INDEPENDENT STUDY IN GEOGRAPHY (with approval of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice adviser)
Geography Major Requirements (22 Units)
Select one of the following:3
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
GEOGRAPHY OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
GEOG 221INTRODUCTION TO GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGY 3
GEOG 232INTRO TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE4
GEOG 401GROWTH OF GEOGRAPHIC THOUGHT3
Select one upper-level regional geography course3
Select two upper-level elective geography courses6
Sociology Requirements (24 Units)
SOCI 381SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY3
SOCI 391RESEARCH METHODS3
Select 18 units of electives in sociology, at least 12 of which must be upper division. Two elective courses (6 units) may be in anthropology18
Total Units67
1

Any of these courses will count as 3 units in either Geography or Sociology and satisfy the statistics requirement in both programs. Students cannot receive credit in both the first and second major for more than one of these courses.

2

Topics offered here may be accepted with approval of the Department of Geography and Environmental Planning adviser.

3

Topics offered here may be accepted with approval of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice adviser.

Suggested Four-Year Plan

Please contact your major department for more information.