Minor in Sociology

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For students in the online BA in Interdisciplinary Studies degree program or U of A degree-seeking students.

In order to add this minor, students must consult their advisers for their academic majors.

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Understanding Human Social Relationships

Understanding sociology provides a foundation for working in today’s diverse social, organizational and business environments. This minor is valuable for just about any career path, including communications, health professions, human resources, criminal justice or business.

You can learn to apply the sociological perspective to everyday life and problem-solving. Learn how social institutions shape social behavior and create meaning. These skills are effective when navigating institutions, social and business interactions, cultures and organizations.


Required Courses

  • SOCI 2013 - General Sociology
  • SOCI 3313 - Social Research
  • SOCI 3423 - Social Theory
  • 9 hours of 3000-level classes or above, of which no more than three hours can come from CRIM. A student must notify the department of her or his intent to minor.