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Hours To Complete21
Courses Required7
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The minor requires 7courses (minimum 21 hours) in Sociology.

I. Required Course

Minors must take 1 course from the following group (students may select any one):

SOC 201: Organizations and Society

SOC 214: Class, Status, and Power

SOC 221: Culture and Society

SOC 245: Individual and Society

SOC 266: Global Change

SOC 247: Racial and Ethnic Relations

SOC 355: Social Research I

SOC 457: Development of Sociological Theory

II. Electives

The remaining 6 courses are electives. All Sociology courses count as electives, with the following conditions:

  • Elective courses must be a minimum of 3 credit hours
  • No more than one course (4 hours) from the SOC 497R-499R series may count as an elective toward the minor.
  • All 7 courses for the minor must be taken for a letter grade.
  • Minors who study abroad may take up to 2 electives abroad.