Sociology and Social Work Minors

Criminal Justice Minor

For information about the criminal justice minor, please see the Criminal Justice section of this catalog.

Ethnic Studies Minor

A selection of course offerings from a variety of disciplines allows the students to explore cultural and ethnic diversity on different levels, from individual to global, and in different settings. Students wishing to minor in Ethnic Studies should select 18 semester credit hours from courses listed below. In addition, some departments will offer special topics courses that are appropriate for inclusion in the Ethnic Studies minor when approved by the advisor in the Department of Sociology and Social Work.

Select 18 semester credit hours from the following:18
Foundations of Bilingual Education
Multicultural Literature
Topics in World Literature
Global Perspectives of Dress and Adornment
Japanese Culture and Politics
History of Colonial Latin America
Slavery in the Americas
Multicultural Women's Health Issues
Culture, Inequality, and Self
Racial and Ethnic Groups in the United States
The Mexican American in Contemporary Society
Cultural Anthropology
Total SCHs18

Sociology Minor

A minor in sociology at the baccalaureate level requires 18 semester credit hours of sociology, including the following:

SOCI 1013Introductory Sociology3
or SOCI 1023 Current Social Problems
SOCI 3023Introduction to Sociological Theory3
or SOCI 3073 Social Inequality
Six advanced semester credit hours of sociology6

Course selections are tailored to the student’s major in consultation with departmental advisors. SOCI 3273 will not count for credit toward the minor.

Global Studies Minor

Students wishing to minor in Global Studies should select 18 semester credit hours from courses listed below. A minimum of six of the required semester credit hours must be upper level. In addition, courses must be selected from a minimum of three different disciplines. In addition, some departments will offer special topics courses that are appropriate for inclusion in the Global Studies minor when approved by the advisor in the Department of Sociology and Social Work.

ART 3053Global Perspectives in Art3
BUS 3183Introduction to International Business3
ENG 2043World Literature to 16003
ENG 2053World Literature, 1600 to the Present3
ENG 2073Mythology3
ENG 3043Drama3
ENG 4433Topics in World Literature3
FS 2003Diversity in Contemporary Families: A Global Perspective3
FS 3523The Care and Education of Children: A Global Perspective3
FT 3043Global Production and Trade3
FT 4083Global Perspectives of Dress and Adornment3
GOV 3513Japanese Culture and Politics3
GOV 4523American Foreign Policy3
GOV 4613Comparative Government: Europe3
GOV 4633Comparative Government: Africa and Asia3
HIST 2013Survey of World Civilization to 17153
HIST 2023Survey of World Civilization Since 17153
HIST 3763History of Colonial Latin America3
HIST 4233Global Issues and Trends3
HS 2813Introduction to Global Health3
MU 3713Music and World Cultures3
SCI 2103Introduction to Environmental Chemistry: Global Perspectives3
SCI 3153History of Modern Science3
SOCI 1013Introductory Sociology3
SOCI 3083Population Dynamics3
SOCI 3303Cultural Anthropology3
SOCI 3483Developing Societies3
WS 2013Gender and Social Change: An Introduction to Multicultural-Women's Studies3
Total SCHs84