Combined Major in Sociology-Anthropology and Psychology

Normally, completion of two separate majors in Psychology and Sociology-Anthropology with a concentration in Sociology requires 80–81 units (41 in psychology and 39–40 in sociology). However, students who are interested in both majors can select the combined major option in Psychology and Sociology-Anthropology, which consists of courses offered by both departments.

The combined major option requires a total of 68 units:

Core Required Courses (29 Units)
ANTH 207CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY3
or ANTH 210 HONORS CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
PSYC 101INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY3
or PSYC 102 HONORS INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
PSYC 203HUMAN DEVELOPMENT3
or PSYC 204 HONORS HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
PSYC 212BEHAVIORAL STATISTICS4
or PSYC 213 RESEARCH DESIGN AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS IN PSYCHOLOGY I
PSYC 313RESEARCH DESIGN AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS IN PSYCHOLOGY II4
or PSYC 314 RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY
SOCI 101INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY3
or SOCI 102 HONORS INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
SOCI 381SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY3
SOCI 391RESEARCH METHODS3
Select an additional 200-level course from the following courses offered in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice:3
SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT
BLACKS IN AMERICA:MYTHS AND REALITY
SOCIOLOGY OF RACE, CLASS AND GENDER
SOCIAL PROBLEMS
STATUS, FRIENDSHIP, INTIMACY
Electives (39 Units)
Select seven additional courses in psychology from a pre-set list of electives in a number of topical or content areas defined by each department 121
Select six additional courses in sociology-anthropology from a pre-set list of electives in a number of topical or content areas defined by each department 218
Total Units68
1

In psychology, the combined major requires electives (21 units) selected in the following manner: one 3-unit course must be chosen from each of the six topical areas for the Psychology major: Human Development; Clinical; Social; Biopsychology; Learning-Cognition; and Diversity. The remaining 3 elective units may include other courses not already selected from the topical areas or any other psychology course listed in this catalog with the exception of PSYC 383.

2

In sociology-anthropology, the electives must include five courses from the Upper-Level Sociology Electives section of the curriculum, as described in that section, and one course from the Application, Engagement and Advanced Study area (18 units). Students interested in declaring the combined major should consult an adviser in both departments to review the specific requirements and the approved topical or content elective courses prior to taking any classes.

Suggested Four-Year Plan

Please contact your major department for more information.