Students are urged to confer with a department advisor to plan a minor. To declare a minor, students must file a completed declaration form with the College of Arts and Sciences Advising Office. Completion of the minor is recorded on the student’s transcript

Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • demonstrate the ability to apply theoretical concepts to one's own life experiences. Specifically, students should be able to discuss how a theoretical framework can explain or elucidate a personal experience or a new or previously held belief about one's life or the social world in general.
  • be able to communicate ideas in written form.

Program Requirements

Undergraduate students can complete an 18-credit minor in Sociology. Course work must include the introductory course, SOCIOL 101, and at least 9 credits at the upper-division (300 or 400) level. Where courses are cross-listed in a major and minor, only 6 credit hours can be applied to both. A minimum grade of C- in SOCIOL 101 and a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in the minor must be attained. Only 3 credit hours can be shared between minors. No more than 6 of the 18 credits may be transferred from another institution.