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Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Sociology

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First- and Second-Year Preparation

Admission GPA

  • Satisfied by a minimum 2.5 GPA in required admission courses designated below.
  • University Course Repeat Policy will apply.


Admission to the Major

Admission Requirements

Course Requirements


  • Math Requirement. Satisfied by MATH 101 or MATH 104 (equivalent ACT/SAT, equivalent course, or higher course).
  • Sociology 104 or 105. Satisfied by SOC 104 or 105.
  • Sociology Admission Elective. Satisfied by sociology elective course.


Grade-Point Average Requirements


  • Satisfied by a minimum 2.5 GPA in required admission courses designated above.
  • University Course Repeat Policy will apply.


Application Term

Students should apply to the major during the semester in which major admission criteria will be completed, normally no later than 60 hours, or for transfer students, during the initial term at KU. Application to this major after completion of 60 hours, or the initial KU term for transfer students, will likely delay graduation.

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