The sociology minor allows students from other disciplines to gain exposure to the theory and research methods employed in the field of sociology. A sociology minor offers the ability to choose from diverse and multifaceted coursework in the broad categories of health, illness and aging; marriage, families and gender; criminology and deviance; inequality, poverty and stratification; social psychology; and race and ethnic studies.
In today’s competitive global marketplace, a minor in sociology can set you apart when applying to graduate schools or jobs. Sociology minors learn about the most pressing social issues, how they are perceived and explore solutions.
A minor will allow you to explore personal interests, satisfy intellectual curiosity and the ability to differentiate yourself from peers. Whether you choose to do a minor to complement your degree or optimize your educational career, a minor will without doubt give you more value.