The study of sociology provides students with the knowledge and experience needed to navigate the many social worlds of peers, family, work and other cultural and institutional settings. Students gain the understanding of and ability to analyze human behavior and contemporary social issues and to evaluate and interpret research findings. A minor in sociology prepares students for professions in such fields as education, human resources, management, marketing, social services and student services, among others. The sociology minor also prepares students well for graduate study in sociology or other fields, as well as professional study in law, medical fields and social work.
SOCI 4986 Advanced Internship and Seminar in Sociology may not be counted toward the minor in Sociology.