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    East Tennessee State University
  Dec 14, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Sociology Minor

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College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Sociology Minor Program Information

Sociology is the study of people interacting with others individually, in social groups, and in social systems. The discipline is extremely diverse, including areas such as: community, religion, theory, collective behavior, environment, health, demography and aging, and much more. Students who minor in Sociology will have the technical and analytic skills and the global perspective that will complement the skills learned in their major area of study.

A minor consists of 18 credit hours of study in sociology (9 credit hours of required courses and 9 credit hours of electives), with at least 9 credit hours from the 3000/4000 level SOCI/SOAA courses.. Students must earn at least a C in each required course in the minor and achieve an overall grade point average of 2.0 in courses counted for the minor.

Sociology Minor: 18 Credit Hours


** Students must choose elective courses in consultation with a sociology advisor.

If a student is a Psychology major or Criminal Justice and Criminology major with a Sociology minor and has completed the research course in their major, SOCI 3210  may be substituted for an additional 3000 level SOCI course.

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