Diversity and Inequality (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2022–Spring 2023 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.

Completion of the minor requires completion of SOC 320  and SOC 323 with a grade of C or better.

SOC 201Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 320Social Theory 3
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
Faces of Global Poverty
Select two electives at the 400 level:6
Sociology of Aging
Sociology of Death & Dying
Sociology of Sport
Sociology of Leisure
Sociology of Disabilities
Social Inequality & Stratification
Race and Ethnicity
Gender and Work
Gender in the Middle East
Political Sociology
Sociology of Education
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.