Sociology Minors

Criminal Justice

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

Ethnic Studies

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 (SCH) 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.

Select six of the following18
Foundations of Bilingual Education
Multicultural Literature
Topics in World Literature
Global Perspectives of Dress and Adornment
History of Colonial Latin America
Slavery in the Americas
Multicultural Women's Health Issues
Japanese Culture and Politics
Culture, Inequality, and Self
Racial and Ethnic Groups in the United States
The Mexican American in Contemporary Society
Cultural Anthropology
Total SCHs18

Sociology

A minor in sociology at the baccalaureate level requires 18 semester credit hours (SCH) 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 SCH 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

Students wishing to minor in Global Studies should select 18 semester credit hours (SCH) 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.

Select six of the following18
Global Perspectives in Art
Introduction to International Business
World Literature to 1600
World Literature, 1600 to the Present
Mythology
Drama
Topics in World Literature
Global Production and Trade
Global Perspectives of Dress and Adornment
Diversity in Contemporary Families: A Global Perspective
The Care and Education of Children: A Global Perspective
Survey of World Civilization to 1715
Survey of World Civilization Since 1715
History of Colonial Latin America
Global Issues and Trends
Introduction to Global Health
Music and World Cultures
Japanese Culture and Politics
American Foreign Policy
Comparative Government: Europe
Comparative Government: Africa and Asia
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry: Global Perspectives
History of Modern Science
Introductory Sociology
Population Dynamics
Cultural Anthropology
Developing Societies
Gender and Social Change: An Introduction to Multicultural-Women's Studies
Total SCHs18