Sociology Minor

Course Requirements

In addition to the courses below, you must two Sociology Electives at the 300-400 level.

SOCI 323 Social Deviance
Course ID
SOCI 323
Credit Hours
3

The study and analysis of several types of disapproved behavior, which have aroused major social concern and efforts to do something about them. Special emphasis will be given to such areas as drug use and addiction; homosexuality; prostitution; white collar, professional, organized and violent crimes; suicide; and mental illness. PR: SOCI 210. Fall.

SOCI 324 Marriage and Family Relations
Course ID
SOCI 324
Credit Hours
3

Deals with the psychological factors inherent in marriage and family relations. Includes such premarital factors as dating, courtship and selection of a mate. Relates to the integration of personalities in the marital union and training of the progeny. PR: SOCI 210. Spring.

SOCI 320 Introduction to Sociological Theories
Course ID
SOCI 320
Credit Hours
3

Introduces students to the major theoretical perspectives used in sociological inquiry and their applications to contemporary social analysis. Includes historical background of significant theorists and their theories from the nineteenth century through the present. PR: SOCI 210. Fall.