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May 24, 2023
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Minor in Sociology
Summary of Requirements
Required pre-minor courses 3 hours
Sociology attempts to understand how societies function. The course explores how social forces influence our lives and our chances for success. It also examines social groups, the relationships among social groups, and the ways groups get and maintain power.
Prerequisite: GSR 102 or the equivalent
Required Sociology courses 12 hours
Problems of research planning; collection, analysis, and presentation of research data. Significant studies from various fields of sociology and related disciplines exemplifying different research approaches will be analyzed.
Elective Sociology courses 3 hours
One additional sociology or related course, any level, from this or another department or the Consortium, selected in consultation with the student's advisor
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