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Sociology Minor

Announcement  purple Icon.pngThe Sociology program has moved from 3-credit courses to 4-credit courses beginning Fall 2023. If you were enrolled in the Sociology program prior to these changes, please view older catalogs with applicable program requirements and course information. A list of appropriate course substitutions can be found in Course Substitution. The new program requirements can be found in Sociology BS and Minor Requirements.

Program Requirements


Choose 3 Credit(s).

Overview of the nature and characteristics of human societies; the structure and processes of social life; impact of social forces on individuals and groups; interdependence of society and the individual; emphasis on cultural diversity and globalism.

Prerequisites: none

Goal Areas: GE-05, GE-08

Diverse Cultures: Purple

A critical description and analysis of selected social problems, with an emphasis on the sociological perspective, critical thinking, roots of group inequality, and exploration of solutions and alternatives to existing social problems.

Prerequisites: none

Goal Areas: GE-05, GE-07

Diverse Cultures: Purple

Unrestricted Electives

Choose 18 Credit(s). At least 12 credits must be at the 300-400 level.

Prerequisites: none