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Minor Requirements

Sociology minors take four (4) required courses and one (1) elective course for a total of five (5) courses.

The following four (4) courses are required of all Sociology minors:

  • SOC1000        The Sociological Imagination
  • SOC2000        Social Inequality – Class, Gender, and Race (SP)
  • SOC3000W     Social Theory (FA)
  • SOC3100        Research Methods (FA)

The Department strongly recommends that Sociology minors take SOC3000 and SOC3100 by the end of their junior year.

Sociology minors’ one (1) elective may be chosen from the following list of regularly offered courses:

  • SOC1600        Happiness
  • SOC2050        Social Work
  • SOC3150        Social Movements
  • SOC3300W     Sociology of Education
  • SOC3370        Urban Sociology
  • SOC3400        Population Problems
  • SOC3450        Sociology of the Family
  • SOC3550        Ways of Knowing II: Statistics (Spring)
  • SOC3600        Sociology of Health
  • SOC3625        Crossing Borders: Sociology of Immigration
  • SOC3800        Sociology of Gender
  • SOC3850        Sociology of Aging
  • SOC4000        Internship


Michael DeCesare, Ph.D.

Department Chair

Sullivan Hall 303A



Shiela Breen

Administrative Assistant 

Sullivan Hall 303