The mission of the Sociology minor is to develop understanding of the sociological perspective, social structures, social institutions, processes of social change, knowledge of the methods of social research, and some of the theoretical ideas that inform and guide the discipline.
A minor is offered in Sociology.
The program helps to prepare students for graduate study and occupations utilizing sociological perspectives and methods. Students who intend to teach Sociology (Social Studies) in high school should refer to the School of Education for information on the Secondary Teacher Certification program.
21 credits in Sociology, including 6 credits that are 300-level or above.