Diversity and Inequality (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2024–Spring 2025 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Diversity and Inequality

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Department: Sociology
Academic Plan Code(s): DIN MIN

Program Requirements

Admission to the minor in Diversity and Inequality requires:

  1. Completion of SOC 320 or SOC 323 with a grade of C or better;
  2. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0; and
  3. A minimum grade point average of 2.0 in any courses in Sociology.
SOC 201Introduction to Sociology - SB3
SOC 320Social Theory - WR3
SOC 323Diversity and Inequality3
Select two electives at the 300+ level:6
Urban Sociology
Environmental Sociology
Sociology of Human Sexuality
Sociology of Gender
Sociology of Families
Sociology of Deviant Behavior
Sociology of Women's Health
Sociology of Religion
Special Topics in Sociology 1
Money, Economics and Society - WR
Faces of Global Poverty - WR
Select two electives at the 400 level:6
Sociology of Aging - CUE
Sociology of Death & Dying - CUE, WR
Reproductive Justice
Sociology of Sport
Sociology of Leisure - WR, CUE
Sociology of Disabilities
Social Inequality & Stratification - WR, CUE
Race and Ethnicity - CUE, WR
Gender and Work
Gender in the Middle East
Political Sociology - CUE
Sociology of Education - WR, CUE
Minimum Total Hours21

 At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville. 


SOC 350 may only be used when its topic relates to diversity and inequality.