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Sociology Minor

About the Sociology Minor

A sociology minor allows you to complement your chosen major with a background in sociology. Your courses will include the study of the structure and processes of social life and will give you an overview of sociology. You may choose electives from a variety of courses, such as Juvenile Delinquency, Concepts of Chemical Dependency, Family and Society, Urban Sociology, and Social Movements. This minor must be combined with a major (in any field) in order to graduate with your bachelor’s degree and be fully prepared for your chosen career path.

Program Highlights

  • Program requires 18 semester hours of coursework.
  • You may choose electives from a variety of courses, such as Juvenile Delinquency, Concepts of Chemical Dependency, Family and Society, Urban Sociology, and Social Movements.

Consider These Majors

Students pursuing a sociology minor may consider these majors:

  • Criminal Justice
  • History
  • Psychology

Program Curriculum

Sample courses:
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Social Movements
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Department of History and Government