A minor in sociology requires 15 hours of course work: 9 hours of required courses and 6 hours of electives.

Candidates must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better in the minor. Courses taken on a satisfactory/ unsatisfactory basis may not be applied to the minor.

Required Courses

SOC 1010

Introduction to Sociology (MOTR SOCI 101)


SOC 2160

Social Psychology


SOC 3210

Sociological Theory


Elective Course(s):

Select six additional sociology hours, with at least three hours at the 3000 level or above. Special topics courses or other courses relevant to sociology that are offered in other departments may be included as electives when approved in advance by the faculty advisor.

Students in the Bachelor of Liberal Studies program must take one additional 4000 level course in Sociology not used in the minor, excluding SOC 4350 (Special Study) or SOC 4385 (Internship) for the capstone course requirement.