Sociology Minor

Required credits for this minor: 21

Sociology is the discipline that explores how people live in society, in their families, in groups, and in institutions. This field of study also emphasizes the values and beliefs of a people. Other upper-level courses in sociology deepen and broaden a student’s understanding of present-day society.

Sociology minors must complete 36 hours of essential studies, and all institutional requirements. The following Essential Studies courses are required: COMM 110, ECON 105, ENGL 110, ENGL 120 or ENGL 125, GEOG 103, MATH 103, PSYC 111, and SOC 110. These courses are pre-requisite courses for this minor.

Requirements

Core Courses

PSYC 361Social Psychology

3

SOC 210Social Problems

3

SOC 335Marriage And The Family

3

SOC 406Crime and Delinquency

3

Electives (Select 9 S.H. from the following)

ECON 201Principles Of Microeconomics

3

ECON 202Principles Of Macroeconomics

3

GEOG 330Geography of Asia

3

HPER 217Personal & Community Health

2

PSYC 370Psychology of Abnormal Behavior

3

SOC 201Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

SOC 351Sociology of Aging

3

SOC 355Drugs and Society

3

SOC 499Special Topics

0.50-4.00

Total Credit Hours: 21