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BA in Sociology

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts in Sociology requires a total of 120 credits, including 34 credits earned in sociology. The 34 credits is comprised of:

  • 19 credits are earned in core/required sociology courses
  • 15 elective credits in sociology

At least 16 of the 34 hours must be upper division (3000-4000 level) courses. And a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 must be earned in the sociology electives (F’s are not averaged in).

CU Denver Requirements

In addition to required sociology courses, CU Denver has a set of core university requirements for all undergraduates. These include courses in:

  • Humanities
  • Social sciences
  • Behavioral sciences
  • Natural/physical sciences

CU Denver also requires that students demonstrate competency in mathematics and writing, either through testing or coursework.

Online Sociology Courses

Here are the online courses and the semester in which they are offered. Electives vary per semester.

  • SOCY 1001 (fall, spring, summer)
  • SOCY 3001 (fall, spring)
  • SOCY 3111 (spring, summer)
  • SOCY 3121 (fall, spring, summer)
  • SOCY 3150 (Previously 4150) (spring, summer)
  • SOCY 3160 (Previously 4160) (fall)

You can view the latest sociology courses here.

What Makes This Health Care Informatics Program Unique?

The online Informatics program has a long and established history, and is 1 of 9 nine colleges that received AARA University-based funding by the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology.

With the power of the internet, you'll be able to interact with national and international health care informatics leaders through:

  • webinars
  • video conferencing
  • collaborative social networking tools

The online courses will provide interactivity with faculty and informatics experts throughout the U.S. and Europe. And all your coursework is available entirely online and taught by internationally recognized faculty


Health Information Technology Jobs

The HIT field is expected to create 50,000 new jobs nationwide. The U.S. Department of Labor has identified HIT as a high growth and emerging industry sector. This means that the federal government is providing tuition funding to support progression in career pathways to develop the health information workforce that can facilitate the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) and meaningful health information exchange (HIE).

College of Nursing Faculty

The CU Denver faculty are also experts in healthcare systems, informatics, and nursing leadership research and practice and use their knowledge to guide new nursing leaders. ​​​

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