Quantitative Emphasis Sub-Plan


All sociological research relies on quantitative techniques of gathering, recording, and analyzing data. This sociology sub-plan is designed for students who are strong mathematical thinkers and possess a high aptitude for research and statistics.

Work directly with:

  • quantitative research
  • numbers in demographics
  • statistics
  • mathematics
  • educational psychology
  • philosophy of science

Pursue a graduate program in:


Supportive field courses

Choose at least four supportive field courses outside of the Department of Sociology; 12 credits minimum. Other courses not listed in the University Catalog may be considered as appropriate; please see our sociology advisor to discuss how to have other courses reviewed.

Suggested Sociology Electives

Any of our sociology courses work well with this sub-plan.

BS in General Sociology

Students must complete 5 Sociology electives for a total of 15 credits, and at least one sociology elective must be at the 4XXX level.

BS in Sociology of Law, Criminology, and Deviance

Students must successfully complete SOC 3101 or 3102, two or three Law, Criminology, & Deviance 4XXX-level electives, and one elective that is not a Law, Criminology, & Deviance course.

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