College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Sociology Minor

2016-2017 Sociology Minor Curriculum

Please see your degree audit to determine which sociology program requirements (2006-2008, 2008-2010, 2010-2012, 2012-2014, or 2014-2016) you need to fulfill. If you are under an older curriculum and wish to switch to the current curriculum (2016-2017), you may be able to redeclare the minor (visit the SAC department office BAR 1126 to declare or redeclare minor, or to obtain earlier curriculum information).

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SOC 1000        Introduction to Sociology                                                                                                             3 hours


SOC 2010        Research Methods (Prerequisite: SOC 1000)                                                                         3 hours


ELECTIVES IN SOCIOLOGY (5 courses with the SOC prefix):                                                                  15 hours


                                                                                                           Total hours for the minor:     21 hours



  • Students are advised to take Introduction to Sociology (SOC 1000) and Research Methods (SOC 2010) before taking any other sociology courses.
  • Not more than nine (9) semester hours of credit from SOC 3120/5120, SOC 3100/5100, SOC 3130/5130, and SOC 4198, may be applied toward the minor, except with the approval of your advisor and department head.