Sociology Minor

  • Grade Requirements: A minimum grade of "C" in courses counted toward the minor (a grade of "C-" is not acceptable).
  • Credit Hour Requirements: Minimum of 18 credit hours. Transferring students with a Sociology Minor can transfer 9 hours of credit from an acceptable Sociology program.
  • Students who select the Sociology Teaching Minor must satisfy the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Teacher Education Department).
  • Course Requirements for Minor

    Sociology Courses Required (9 credit hours)

    • SOC SS/DV1010 Introduction to Sociology (3)
    • SOC 3030 Sociological Theory - Classical (3)
    • SOC SI3660 Sociological Research (3)

    Sociology Electives (select three courses, 9 credit hours, only one of which can be lower division)

    • SOC SS/DV1020 Social Problems (3)

    • SOC 3000 Social Psychology (3)

    • SOC 3010 Social Stratification (3)

    • SOC 3110 Sociology of Family (3)

    • SOC DV3120 Sex/Gender Roles: Past, Present, Future (3)

    • SOC 3130 Sociology of Gender (3)

    • SOC 3250 Deviance and Social Control (3)

    • SOC 3260 Juvenile Delinquency (3)

    • SOC 3270 Criminology  (3)

    • SOC 3300 Environment and Society (3)

    • SOC 3400 Social Change and Social Movements (3)

    • SOC 3410 Sociology of Religion (3)

    • SOC 3420 Sociology of Education (3)

    • SOC 3430 Medicine and Healthcare in Society (3)

    • SOC 3540 Small Groups and Leadership (3)

    • SOC 3550 Organizations in Society (3)

    • SOC SI3600 Social Statistics (3)

    • SOC 3840 Cities and Urban Life (3)

    • SOC DV3850 American Minorities in Urban Settings (3)

    • SOC 4120 Socialization over the Life Course (3)

    • SOC 4270 Sociology of Law (3)

    • SOC DV4410 Comparative Political Sociology (3)

    • SOC DV4550 Sociology of Work (3)

    • SOC 4830 Readings and/or Projects (1-3)

    • SOC 4890 Internship (1-6)

    • SOC 4990 Seminar in Sociology (3)

    Deviance and Criminology Emphasis

    If a student desires to have an emphasis of Deviance and Criminology within the sociology minor/BIS, the student must take two courses (6 elective credit hours) from the following courses:
    • SOC 3250 Deviance and Social Control (3)

    • SOC 3260 Juvenile Delinquency (3)

    • SOC 3270 Criminology  (3)

    • SOC 4270 Sociology of Law (3)

    Sociology Teaching Minors are also required to take SOC 3420, HIST 4500, and COMM HU1020 in addition to the courses required by the Teacher Education Program.

     

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