Choosing a minor field of study is optional. A minimum of 15 semester hours of separate identifiable semester credits must be earned for each minor that is declared. The same course may not be used in a major and a minor or among multiple minors unless the course is a required course (not part of a “select” area) in both the major and the minor or among multiple minors.
- SOC 110 Principles of Sociology (3 credits)
- SOC 220 Social Problems (3 credits)
- SOC 304 Globalization (3 credits)
- SOC 334 Introduction to Sociological Research Methods (3 credits)
- SOC 392 Sociological Theory (3 credits)
- SOC 491 Sociology Minor Portfolio (1 credit)
Plus at Least Two of the Following (6 credits):
- SOC 240 Diversity in the United States
- SOC 347 Deviance and Social Control
- SOC 361 Marriage and Family
- SOC 363 Social Stratification
- SOC 381 Political Sociology
- At least nine of the credits applied toward a minor in sociology must be earned in courses numbered 300 or above.
- SOC 334 has a prerequisite of MATH 220 Elementary Statistics.
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