Sociology Minors

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We offer two minors — one in sociology and one in medical sociology.

Minor in Sociology

Requirements: 5 Courses

You may select any five Sociology courses. Four must be at or above the 200-level.

NOTE: Pre-Law, Pre-Med and Pre-Business majors may want to consider courses from the Pre-Professional Course Concentrations

Minor in Medical Sociology

Understanding the social and cultural factors associated with health, health care, and health care organizations has become more relevant and timely in the context of our national conversations about the cost and efficacy of health care in the United States and abroad. The minor provides preparation for students who plan futures in medicine, public health, and related careers. The various courses offered in the minor also include preparation for the behavioral and social science portions of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) exam.

Requirements: 5 Courses

Required Courses:

Select one of the following (the other may be used as an elective):

Electives:

Select four from the following courses:

  • SOCIOL 255—Sociology of Immigration and Health
  • SOCIOL 257—From Madness to Mental Disorders: Sociology of Mental Health
  • SOCIOL 264—Death and Dying
  • SOCIOL 265—Drug Use and Abuse: Getting High in the United States
  • SOCIOL 349—Sexuality and Society

NOTE: Only 1 transfer credit and no Advanced Placement credits may count toward either minor.