A minor in Sociology provides students in other majors with the opportunity to learn methodological skills as well the conceptual framework to examine and create solutions to address a variety of complex social problems.  

Effective Spring 2014

Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Students must receive a grade of C or higher for each course counting toward the minor.

Lower Division
SOC 100General Sociology (GT-SS3)3
or SOC 105 Social Problems (GT-SS3)
Upper Division
SOC 301Development of Sociological Thought3
or SOC 302 Contemporary Sociological Theory
Select one from the following:3
Methods of Sociological Inquiry
Equivalent course work in social research
Minimum of 12 credits in sociology courses beyond specific requirements chosen on the basis of relevance to student's program of study. A minimum of 9 credits must be upper-division (300- to 400-level).12
Program Total Credits:21