Note: The Sociology Department waived this rule during the 2020-2021 academic year and the Fall semester if 2022, following the Provost's grading policy during those terms. Courses completed during the 2020-2021 academic year or the Fall semester of 2022 with grades of CR will be counted toward the major.
HOW TO DECLARE THE MINOR
When you are ready to declare, follow these procedures for declaring the minor.
REQUIREMENTS TO COMPLETE THE MINOR
To complete the minor, you must earn 18 credits of coursework in Sociology. Normally, students meet this requirement by completing six courses in the Department.
Students must complete the following course with a grade of “C” or higher:
SOC 1010: Introductory Sociology (3-credit course)
Introduces the fundamental concepts and principles of sociology and the major subfields of the discipline.
Minors must also complete two elective courses (6 credits) at the 4000 or 5000 level. The remaining three elective courses (9 credits) can be taken at any level.
All courses used to meet the 18- credit requirement must be letter-graded. Courses taken on a Credit/No Credit or Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory basis do not count toward the minor.
Note: The Sociology Department waived this rule during the 2020-2021 academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Courses completed during the 2020-2021 academic year with grades of CR will be counted toward the minor.
A grade of “C” or better is necessary in every course to be counted toward the minor.