Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016


Sociology (SOC)

18 Credit Hours

College of Arts & Sciences


Minor Description

Sociology is the study of human social relationships and institutions. Sociology's subject matter is diverse, ranging from crime to religion, from the family to the state, from the divisions of race and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture, and from social stability to radical change in whole societies. 

Total Minor Hours - 18 Hours

Core Courses - 6 Hours

Minors must take:

Elective Courses - 12 Hours

Choose 12 credit hours from the following list:

Additional Minor Information

No more than three hours of SYA 4910 "Individual Research" and no more than three hours of SYA 4949 Sociological Internship may count toward the 18 hour minimum.

While students do not declare a Sociology minor until application for graduation, they are encouraged to make an appointment with the Sociology department undergraduate advisor if they wish to discuss which Sociology electives offered each semester would best meet their educational and career goals.

Advising Information

While students minoring in Sociology are not required to see an advisor, it is strongly encouraged for students to make an appointment with the advisor, if he/she has questions about which Sociology courses might best contribute to their future career plans.

Shani Garza, CPR 369, 974-9249 or Brandon Kroll, CPR 235, 974-6983.

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