Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Sociology, B.A. - Island and Indigenous Sociology Option

Four-Year Academic Map 2020-2021

This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2020-2021 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan. Please tap the button following each course to view course description and prerequisites or see the UH Hilo Catalog for more course information.

Year 1: Fall Semester

Course Credit
SOC 100 (DS: Social Science I) 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
FQ: Quantitative Reasoning 3
DS: Social Science II 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 1: Spring Semester

Course Credit
SOC 253 3
Elective (Rec: SOC 100 or 200-Level) 3
ENG 100 (FW: Written Communication) 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives I 3
GL: Language Arts 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
SOC 380 See note 5 3
SOC Elective 3
DB: Biological Science or DP: Physical Science 3
GE HPP 3
WI Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
SOC 391 See note 8 3
SOC 390 See note 6 3
GE GCC 3
WI Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
SOC Elective Indigenous 3
SOC Upper Elective Indigenous 3
WI Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
SOC 440 See note 7 3
SOC Upper Elective Indigenous 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Notes

  1. Elective courses taken for the Island and Indigenous Sociology track will also count towards general Sociology electives for the BA.
  2. Students must earn at least a 2.0 GPA in courses required for the major.
  3. At least 45 credit hours must be earned at the 300-400 level (Upper Division).
  4. SOC 200 is offered every Fall and may be taken in the 2nd, 3rd or 4th year.
  5. SOC 280-280L should be taken in the Fall of the 2nd or 3rd year, and should be followed with SOC 380 the following Spring.
  6. SOC 390 is offered only in the Fall semesters and should not be taken at the same time as SOC 280-280L or SOC 380 .
  7. SOC 440 should be taken in year 4 but can be in either Fall or Spring.
  8. SOC 391 needs to be with an Indigenous serving organization, and can be taken in the 3rd or 4th year.