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Sociology Minor

Sociology minors take four required courses and one elective course for a total of five courses.

Required Courses

The following four courses are required of all Sociology minors:

SOC 1000  

The Sociological Imagination

SOC 2000  

Social Inequality – Class, Gender, and Race 

SOC 3000W 

Social Theory 

SOC 3100 

Research Methods 

We strongly recommend that Sociology minors take SOC 3000W and SOC 3100 by the end of their junior year.


Choose one elective from the following:

SOC 1500

Success and the American Dream

SOC 1600 


SOC 1700

Social Problems, Creative Solutions

SOC 1800

Tough Choices, Conflicting Values

SOC 1900 

Addictive Society

SOC 2050 

Social Work

SOC 3150 

Social Movements

SOC 3300W

Sociology of Education

SOC 3370

Urban Sociology

SOC 3400 

Population Problems

SOC 3450

Sociology of the Family
SOC 3550  Ways of Knowing II: Statistics (Spring)
SOC 3600 Sociology of Health 
SOC 3625  Crossing Borders: Sociology of Immigration
SOC 3800 Sociology of Gender
SOC 3850   Sociology of Aging
SOC 4000 Internship  

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Shiela Breen

Administrative Assistant
O’Reilly 108


Michael DeCesare

Chair, Sociology