- Sociology department, with approval from the director of undergraduate studies. A maximum of two courses taken Credit/D/Fail may count toward the requirements of the major.
- Two courses in sociological methods, one in network analysis (e.g., SOCY 167, Social Networks and Society) and another in statistics (e.g., SOCY 162, Methods in Quantitative Analysis).
- SOCY 321, Sociology of Markets. A different seminar may fulfill this requirement with approval from the director of undergraduate studies.
- One other intermediate or advanced course in economic sociology. Suitable courses include SOCY 219, Economic Sociology; SOCY 318, Debates over Capitalism; SOCY 348, Consumption and Chinese Popular Culture; and SOCY 395, Wealth and Poverty in Modern China. An intermediate or advanced course in economic anthropology (e.g., ANTH 346, Anthropological Approaches to Capitalism) or a course in economic history or behavioral economics may fulfill this requirement with approval from the director of undergraduate studies.
- At least one intermediate or advanced course in microeconomics (e.g., ECON 121 or 125).
A one- or two- term senior essay integrating sociology with business, markets, or economic behavior. Students in the intensive major write a two-term senior essay and attend the yearlong biweekly colloquium (SOCY 493, 494). Students in the nonintensive major take one additional 300-level seminar in Sociology and write a one-term senior essay in SOCY 491.