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Minor in Sociology

Sociology Minor

social gathering

A minor in Sociology gives students the ability to understand the complexities of today's society by examining human behavior and social actions.

 

Requirements

18 Credit hours including:

Sociology 101 Principles of Sociology - 3 credits

Sociology 102 Contemporary Social Problems - 3 credits

Sociology 345 Social Research- 3 credits

Sociology 389 Sociological Theory - 3 credits

 

And a selection of 6 credit hours from among the following courses:

Sociology 205 – Deviance - 3 credits

Sociology 220 – Self in Society - 3 credits

Sociology 222 – Socialization: Sociology of Child Development - 3 credits

Sociology 233 - Race, Class, and Gender - 3 credits

Sociology 241 – Marriage and the Family - 3 credits

Sociology 295 – Special Topics - 3 credits

Sociology 301 – Sociology of Religion - 3 credits

Sociology 302 – Sociology of Popular Culture - 3 credits

Sociology 305 – Society and Technology: Identity, Community, and Ethics  - 3 credits

Sociology 306 – Stress and Crisis in Families - 3 credits

Sociology 310 – Complex Organizations - 3 credits

Sociology 320 – Sociology of Education  - 3 credits

Sociology 321 – Supernatural Belief Systems

Sociology 322 – Sustainability: Prehistoric, Colonial and Contemporary Peoples on the Northern Neck of Virginia  - 3 credits

Sociology 325 – Gender and Society - 3 credits

Sociology 331– Social Gerontology - 3 credits

Sociology 332 – Sociology of Dying and Death - 3 credits

Sociology 346 – Basic Statistics - 3 credits

Sociology 350 – Power and Privilege: Social Stratification - 3 credits

Sociology 351 – Sociology of Family Violence - 3 credits

Sociology 355 – The Community - 3 credits

Sociology 360 – Urban Sociology - 3 credits

Sociology 370 – Medical Sociology - 3 credits

Sociology 376 – Sociology of Law - 3 credits

Sociology 377 – Sociology of Sport - 3 credits

Sociology 381,382 – Topical Seminars - 3 credits

Sociology 455 – Social Change - 3 credits

Sociology 495 – Special Topics - 3 credits

 

Advising Resources

2011 and subsequent catalogs:

Catalogs prior to 2011:

Course Rotation: