Sociology Minor

for the Minor in Sociology

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department faculty: Sociology Faculty

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A minor in sociology requires that students learn the basic theoretical and methodological approaches in sociology. Students must also learn about the substance of sociology in some depth and are thus required to take at least two sociology courses at an advanced level and a total of at least 18 hours of sociology courses. The course work must include the requirements listed below.

SOC 100Introduction to Sociology4
SOC 200Introduction to Sociological Theory3
SOC 280Intro to Social Statistics 14
At least two Sociology courses at the 300- or 400-level6
Elective Sociology hours as needed to fill the 18 hour requirement3-6
Total Hours18