Studying sociology offers excellent preparation for students anticipating careers in community and international development, environmental and natural resource conservation, social work and health services, politics and law, business and human resource management, recreation and tourism, urban planning, and other related areas.
The minor in sociology includes coursework in anthropology, marriage and family studies, and other topics related to contemporary society. It provides a critical dimension to a liberal arts education and tools for addressing social and ecological problems facing local, national and global communities. Coursework in sociology is required for the Medical College Admission Test.
The sociology minor consists of 12 hours above SOC 101, excluding PSY 309 – Statistics