Minor in Sociology

The sociology minor program offers students a program of study to examine social phenomenon, develop theoretical and methodological proficiencies, and apply a critical understanding of complex social issues. The curriculum is designed to provide students with a solid sociological foundation to analyze social structures and contribute to transforming and diversifying our social world. 

Requirements for a minor in Sociology (18 Units)

Foundation (3)
SOC 1000Introduction to Sociology3
Upper-division Electives (15)
Fifteen units chosen from:15
Qualitative Analysis & Field Research
Introduction to Community-Based Research
Quantitative Analysis & Survey Research
Sociological Theory
Aging and The Lifecourse
Black Women and Feminism
Sociology of Families
The African American Family
The Latino Family
Sociology of Violence
LGBTQ Families
Deviant Behavior
Medical Sociology
Sociology of Mental Health
Social Psychology
Sociology of Religion
Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
Social Welfare in the U.S.
Social Movements
Sociology of Work
Social Networks
Community Organization
Group Dynamics
Social Inequality
Black Americans in Contemporary Society
The Latino Experience in the U.S.
Sociology of Sex and Gender
Sociology of Migration
Citizenship, Status, and Inequality
Social Casework
Indian Nations and Native America
Sociology of Higher Education
Indigenous Peoples
Applied Sociological Research
Borders, Knowledges, and Identities
Social Determinants of Health
Total Units18