Sociology Minor

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College: College of Social Sciences & Professional Studies

Requirements for the Sociology Minor

The minor in sociology consists of a minimum of 21 credits, distributed as follows:

Required Courses
SOCA 101Introduction to Sociology3
SOCA 295Social Science Research Methods3
or SOCA 301 Sociological Theory
Elective Courses
Select fifteen credits (with at least nine credits at the 300 or 400 level) of the following:15
Race and Ethnic Relations in the U.S.
Marriage and Family
Gender and Society
Social Issues in Substance Use and Abuse
Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
Police and Society
Statistics for the Social Sciences
Special Topics in Sociology
Skill Development in Leadership
Research in Community Needs
Death and Dying
Sociological Social Psychology
Religion and Society
Sociology of Language and Knowledge
Institutional Racism in America
African-American Studies
Social Gerontology
Asians in American Society
Social Institutions in Contemporary China
Deviant Behavior
Sociology of Mental Illness
Childhood and Society
Latinas/os in U.S.
Class, Status and Power
Urbanism and Urbanization
Political Sociology
Introduction to Population Studies
Law and Society
Critical Ethnic Studies
Migration and Immigration
Race, Crime, Law
LGBTQ Studies
Technology and Society
Formal Organization
Women and Work
Sociology of Education
Public Health
Society and Environment
Social Welfare as a Social Institution
Special Topics in Sociology
Advanced Program Evaluation
Special Topics in Sociology
Internship in Sociology
Total Credits21