Major (BA) Requirements
The major provides students with a broad understanding of sociology through dynamic coursework across a range of topics. Students should contact the undergraduate advisor for any questions regarding program requirements or if they are interested in majoring in sociology.
To graduate from UH Mānoa with a BA in Sociology, students must complete 120 credits overall, with 45 upper division (300- or 400-level) credits. A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at UH Mānoa. In addition to the total credits requirements, students must also:
- Satisfy the Undergraduate General Education Requirements (Foundations, Diversification, Focus, and Hawaiian or Second Language)
- Satisfy the requirements of the Sociology major.
The Sociology Program Sheet offers a comprehensive list of all of the requirements for a BA in Sociology. The requirements listed in the Sociology Program Sheet correspond to those listed under the STAR Academic Essentials tab.