Sociology of Culture (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2023–Spring 2024 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Sociology of Culture

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

Admission to the minor in Sociology 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.

Program Requirements

SOC 201Introduction to Sociology - SB3
SOC 320Social Theory - WR3
SOC 323Diversity and Inequality3
Select two electives at the 300+ level:6
Urban Sociology
Sociology of Human Sexuality
Sociology of Gender
Sociology of Families
Sociology of Music in Contemporary America
Sociology of Religion
Special Topics in Sociology 1
Money, Economics and Society - WR
Animals and Society
Select two electives at the 400 level:6
Sociology of Death & Dying - CUE
Sociology of Sport
Sociology of Leisure - CUE
Social Inequality & Stratification - CUE, WR
Sociology of Work - WR, CUE
Gender and Work
Race and Ethnicity - CUE, WR
Political Sociology - CUE
Sociology of Education - CUE, WR
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 sociology of culture.