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Secondary Track: Sociology

  • The following requirements are for freshman and transfer students that entered UCSD prior to Fall 2013.
  • For freshman and transfer students that entered UCSD after to Fall 2013, please find the current major requirements here.
    • A secondary track is NOT required for students entering UCSD Fall 2013 and later.

Secondary Track Information

  • To fulfill a secondary track, students must select five (5) 4-unit, upper-division, non-language courses selected from the approved list.
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade of C- or better.
  • A secondary track CANNOT be the same as the primary track.

Sociology Comprehensive Course List

All five (5) courses must be 4 units, upper-division and taken for a letter grade of C- or better.

Five (5) upper-division courses must be selected from the following:

  • SOCI 125. Sociology of Immigration
  • SOCI 133. Immigration in Comparative Perspective
  • SOCI 134. The Making of Modern Medicine
  • SOCI 136E. Sociology of Mental Illness: A Historical Approach
  • SOCI 136F. Sociology of Mental Illness in Contemporary Society
  • SOCI 148. Political Sociology
  • SOCI 156. Sociology of Religion
  • SOCI 157. Religion in Contemporary Society
  • SOCI 158. Islam in the Modern World
  • SOCI 163. Migration and the Law
  • SOCI 169. Citizenship, Community, and Culture
  • SOCI 175. Nationality and Citizenship
  • SOCI 176. War and Society
  • SOCI 177. International Terrorism
  • SOCI 178.The Holocaust
  • SOCI 179. Social Change
  • SOCI 180. Social Movements and Social Protest
  • SOCI 181. Modern Western Society
  • SOCI 182. Ethnicity and Indigenous Peoples in Latin America
  • SOCI 185. Globalization and Social Development
  • SOCI 187. African Societies through Film
  • SOCI 188D. Latin America: Society and Politics
  • SOCI 188E. Community and Social Change in Africa
  • SOCI 188F. Modern Jewish Societies and Israeli Society
  • SOCI 188G. Chinese Society
  • SOCI 188H. Social Movement Latin America
  • SOCI 188J. Change in Modern South Africa
  • SOCI 188M. Social Movements in Latin America
  • SOCI 188O. Dilemmas of Israeli Society
  • SOCI 189. Special Topics in Comparative- Historical Sociology
    • Note: Following the completion of one SOCI 189 course, all subsequent 189 courses must be approved by International Studies.


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