May 19, 2022  
2022-23 Catalog 
    
2022-23 Catalog

Sociology Minor


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Sociology


  • Grade Requirements: A minimum grade of “C” in courses counted toward the minor (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable).
  • Credit Hour Requirements: Minimum of 18 credit hours.
  • Program Code: Sociology (7020), Sociology Teaching (7021)
  • CIPC: Sociology (451101), Sociology Teaching (131317)​

Transferring students with a Sociology Minor can transfer 9 hours of credit from an acceptable Sociology program.

Students who select the Sociology Teaching Minor must satisfy the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Department of Teacher Education ).

Sociology Teaching Minors are also required to take SOC 3420  and HIST 4500  in addition to the courses required by the Teacher Education Program.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Interdisciplinary Work-Made multiple connections across three academic disciplines.
  • High Impact Educational Experience-Engaged in high impact practices through at least one of these: (a) collaborative learning projects, (b) undergraduate research, (c) public performances, (d)diversity/global learning, (e) community engaged learning, (f) internships, or (g) intensive writing.
  • Capstone Signature Work -Synthesized and reported key research/skills/theories from academic disciplines.
  • Analysis and Reflection-Provided analyses/results/conclusions/reflections from the Capstone experience.
  • Academic speaking and writing-Used effective oral and written English-language skills
  • Post-Graduate Planning-Planned for careers and/or graduate programs.

Course Requirements for Minor


Sociology Electives (select three courses, 9 credit hours, only one of which can be lower division)


Deviance and Criminology Track


If a student desires to focus on Deviance and Criminology within the sociology minor/BIS, the student must take two courses (6 elective credit hours) from the following courses:

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