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

Admission to the minor in Sociology requires:

  1. Completion of SOC 301 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 303 and SOC 320 with a grade of C or better.

Program Requirements

SOC 201Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 301Introduction to Social Statistics3
SOC 303Introduction to Research Methods 3
SOC 320Social Theory 3
SOC 323Diversity and Inequality3
Sociology electives at any level3
Sociology electives at 300 level3
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.