Minor in Sociology

Requirements

Required pre-minor courses 3 hours

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SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3

Required Sociology courses 12 hours

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SOC 334 Introduction to Methods of Social Research 3
  Any one 200-level SOC course 3
  Any one 300-level SOC course 3
  Any one 400-level SOC course 3

Elective Sociology courses 3 hours

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  One additional sociology or related course, any level, from this or another department or the Consortium, selected in consultation with the student's advisor

Courses

SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology (3)

Sociology attempts to understand how societies function. The course explores how social forces influence our lives and our chances for success. It also examines social groups, the relationships among social groups, and the ways groups get and maintain power.

Prerequisite: GSR 102 or the equivalent

SOC 334 - Introduction to Methods of Social Research (3)

Problems of research planning; collection, analysis, and presentation of research data. Significant studies from various fields of sociology and related disciplines exemplifying different research approaches will be analyzed.

Prerequisite: SOC101