UNI sociology students develop skills employers want, like critical thinking and analytical reasoning, teamwork and leadership, empathy and emotional intelligence, and social justice awareness.


Sociology is a great minor to pair with almost any other major, from business, to communications, anthropology, psychology and many more. UNI’s sociology program also offers multiple certificates for a customized path of study.


Whether in the classroom, working on research, diving into a new project or helping you plan your next internship, these professors will greatly impact your future potential. 

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Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology
​Bartlett 1126
Cedar Falls, IA 50614

Phone: 319-273-2786
Fax: 319-273-7104

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Required Coursework

SOC 1000 Introduction to Sociology 3
or SOC 1060 Social Problems
SOC 2010 Research Methods 3

Electives in sociology (SOC prefix) 15

Total Hours 21


  • Students are advised to take Introduction to Sociology and Research Methods before taking any other sociology courses.
  • Not more than 9 semester hours of credit from SOC 4501/5501 , SOC 4500/5500 , SOC 4502/5502 , and SOC 4198 (980:198) may be applied toward the minor, except with the approval of your advisor and department head.