Sociology Minor

What is the impact of social structures on individuals, groups, and human behavior? Explore and discover these structures in a wide range of topics:

  • family relationships
  • criminal activities
  • shopping and consumption
  • religious affiliation
  • socio-economic class
  • gender
  • race, ethnicity, nationality
  • sexual identity
  • age 

Minor in Sociology (15 hours)

One of the following:

  • SOC 153 Sociological Imaginations 3 hours
  • SOC 203 Social Problems 3 hours

One of the following:
Category 1: Social Institutions within the Social Structures

  • SOC 257 Sociology of Families 3 hours
  • SOC 306 Consumer Society 3 hours
  • SOC 340 Juvenile Deviance 3 hours
  • SOC 370 Medical Sociology 3 hours
  • SOC 373 Crime and Society 3 hours
  • SOC 382 Sociology of Popular Culture 3 hours

One of the following:
Category 2: Social Relationships: Structures of Power and Oppression

  • SOC 204 Social Psychology 3 hours
  • SOC 220 Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies 3 hours
  • SOC 222 Contested Masculinities 3 hours
  • SOC 230 Social Inequalities in Education 3 hours
  • SOC 255 Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in the United States 3 hours
  • SOC 330 Gender and Law 3 hours
  • SOC 345 Sociology of Poverty 3 hours
  • SOC 350 Global Childhoods 3 hours
  • SOC 360 Social Stratification: Class, Gender, and Race 3 hours
  • SOC 365 Social Construction of Gender 3 hours

One of the following (if not used above):
Category 3: Sociology Electives

  • SOC 153 Sociological Imaginations 3 hours
  • SOC 203 Social Problems 3 hours
  • SOC 204 Social Psychology 3 hours
  • SOC 220 Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies 3 hours
  • SOC 222 Contested Masculinities 3 hours
  • SOC 230 Social Inequalities in Education 3 hours
  • SOC 255 Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in the United States 3 hours
  • SOC 257 Sociology of Families 3 hours
  • SOC 306 Consumer Society 3 hours
  • SOC 310 Public Health and Social (In)Justice 3 hours
  • SOC 330 Gender and Law 3 hours
  • SOC 340 Juvenile Deviance 3 hours
  • SOC 345 Sociology of Poverty 3 hours
  • SOC 350 Global Childhoods 3 hours
  • SOC 360 Social Stratification: Class, Gender, and Race 3 hours
  • SOC 365 Social Construction of Gender 3 hours
  • SOC 370 Medical Sociology 3 hours
  • SOC 373 Crime and Society 3 hours
  • SOC 380 Applied Sociology 3 hours
  • SOC 382 Sociology of Popular Culture 3 hours
  • SOC 390 Special Topics 3 hours
  • SOC 485 Research Tutorial 3 hours
  • SOC 497 Independent Study in Sociology 1-3 hours
  • SOC 499 Sociological Internship 1-6 hours