The Sociology minor is designed to give students a basic understanding of society and how individual behavior is influenced by the larger social world. It also provides insight into social relations and organizations, which is valuable in all fields. A minor in Sociology can be beneficial in a variety of careers such as social services, education, human rights, health and wellness, justice, advocacy, and research.
|Minor Requirements (20 credits)|
|ISSOC-125||Introduction to Sociology||4|
|SOC-301||Sociological Research Methods||4|
|Select two additional SOC/ISSOC electives (minimum total of 8 credits)||8|
Upon completion of the Sociology minor, students will be able to:
- Think sociologically
- Read and understand literature on complex social issues.
- Apply a comparative and international perspective to the study of social phenomena.
- Collect and analyze sociological data using appropriate research methods.
- Write a substantial research paper analyzing an important sociological issue.
- Critically assess, discuss, and write essays drawing on theoretical perspectives.
- Use sociological knowledge and abilities to contribute to their community and society.