2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Dec 07, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Graduation Map: Sociology, AS-LAS for Transfer to UCA BA in Sociology


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About This Degree


Start Here / Finish There

NPC Faculty MentorSusan Millerd (Susan.Millerd@np.edu) 501.760.4163

  • This curriculum is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (ASLAS) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

UCA Transfer Admission information and policies

  • Students completing the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences degree requirements with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA, will have satisfied the UCA Lower-Division Core and will be admitted to the corresponding degree program as a junior.

UCA Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPU Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

How to Use the Graduation Map


Full-time? Part-time? Need developmental courses? Starting in the Spring or Summer?
Take courses in the order shown on the Graduation Map. See your academic advisor to help streamline your path toward degree completion.*

Scholarship recipients: Please be aware of eligibility criteria for your scholarship(s).  In particular, pay attention to (1) the enrollment requirements each semester for disbursement of your scholarship(s) and (2) the number of hours and GPA required each semester and/or year for renewal of your scholarship(s).  Graduation Maps provide a semester-by-semester course listing to allow you to graduate on time.  Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at (501) 760-6398 with any questions regarding enrollment/renewal requirements of your scholarship(s).

Semester 1 - Fall (12 Credit Hours)


Semester 2 - Spring (16 Credit Hours)


Semester 3 - Fall (16 Credit Hours)


Semester 4 - Spring (16 Credit Hours)


60 Credit Hours


See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information​
* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining Courses to be Completed at UCA - Sociology: 60 Credit Hours


Major Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
SOC 2321 Social Statistics 3
SOC 3320 Social Research Methods (UD UCA Core: I, C) 3
SOC 4330 Social Theory 3
SOC 4360 Seminar (UD UCA Core: Z) 3

Major Electives (12 Credit Hours)

    Choose Four: 12
SOC 2342 Sociology of Youth  
SOC 2360 Self & Society  
SOC 2361 Deviance & Society  
SOC 3310 Racial & Ethnic Relations (UD UCA Core: D, R)  
SOC 3321 Qualitative Research Methods (UD UCA Core: I, C)  
SOC 3330 Sociology of Sports  
SOC 3340 Urban Sociology  
SOC 3350 Marriages & Families  
SOC 3361 Gender & Society (UD UCA Core: D, R)  
SOC 3381 Death & Dying  
SOC 3398 Travel Seminar  
SOC 4300 Sociology of Religion  
SOC 4301 Social Movements & Social Change  
SOC 4310 Globalization & Development  
SOC 4320 Sociology of Work  
SOC 4331 Social Gerontology  
SOC 4341 Population  
SOC 4342 Stratification  
SOC 4370 Internship  

Minor Field (24 Credit Hours)

    Upper-Division Minor Field Course (UD UCA Core: D) 3
    Upper-Division Minor Field Course (UD UCA Core: R) 3
    Upper-Division Minor Field Course 3
    Upper-Division Minor Field Course 3
    Upper-Division Minor Field Course 3
    Upper-Division Minor Field Course 3
    Upper-Division Minor Field Course 3
    Minor Field Course 3

General Electives (12 Credit Hours)

    Upper-Division General Elective 3
    Upper-Division General Elective 3
    Upper-Division General Elective 3
    General Elective 3
    Total Hours: 120

Academic Year: 2021-2022
Revised: September, 2021

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