Minor in Sociology

Units required for Minor: 21

Program Description

The sociology major and minor have few specific requirements, allowing the student flexibility in selecting courses in the various subject areas covered in the program. The areas covered are:

  1. social theory and methods of inquiry;
  2. social institutions, such as the family, education, politics, work, and religion;
  3. thematic areas of crime and deviance, diversity and inequality, socialization and interaction, globalization, and social change.

In collaboration with the College of Continuing Education, a Certificate of Academic Achievement in Bullying Perspectives and Prevention Strategies is offered.

Program Requirements

SOC 1Principles of Sociology3
Select one of the following:3
Social Problems
Sense and Nonsense in Social Issues and Research
Issues in Crime and Social Control
Select 15 units of upper division elective courses15
Total Units21