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Minor in Sociology

Sociology Minor

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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
OR
   Sociology 102 Contemporary Social Problems - 3 credits

   Sociology 401 Sociological Theory - 3 credits

 And a selection of 12 credit hours from among the following courses:

   Sociology 205 – Deviance - 3 credits
   Sociology 220 – Self in Society - 3 credits
   Sociology 222 – Perspectives on Childhood and Parenting - 3 credits
   Sociology 233 - Introduction to Social Inequality and Difference - 3 credits
   Sociology 241 – Marriage and the Family - 3 credits
   Sociology 261 - A Comparative Study of Sport in the UK - 3 credits
   Sociology 275 - Sociology of the Welfare State and Social Policy - 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 – Aging and the Life Course - 3 credits
   Sociology 332 – Sociology of Dying and Death - 3 credits
   Sociology 345 - Social Research and Program Evaluation - 3 credits
   Sociology 346 – Statistics for the Social Sciences - 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

2015 and subsequent catalogs:

Catalogs prior to 2015:

Course Rotation: