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Sociology Minor Requirements

Sociology Minor

(28 credits)

  • SOCI 100 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCI 300 Sociological Research Methods
  • SOCI 352 Foundations of Social Theory
  • SSCI 224 Statistics

Three elective course in sociology from the following list. One at 200-level or below, one at 300-level or above and one at any level.

  • SOCI 122 Criminology
  • SOCI 228 Corrections in American Society
  • SOCI 233 Sociology of Education
  • SOCI 237 Children and Childhood in American Society
  • SOCI 250 Immigration and Migration in the US
  • SOCI 289 Special Topics
  • SOCI 344 Social Movements
  • SOCI 346 Intersections of Privilege
  • SOCI 348 Socialization and the Life Course
  • SOCI 361 Gender, Sexuality and Society
  • SOCI 380 Sociology of the Gang
  • SOCI 444 Health, Illness and Society
  • SOCI 489 Special Topics

Sociology Teaching Minor

(28 credits)

Teaching minors in Sociology for elementary education majors take the required courses for the sociology minor.

Human Services Minor

(32 credits)

Students who are interested in working in the human services, or pursuing graduate studies in social work may elect to complete the human services minor. Human service minor courses can be taken in addition to the required courses for the sociology major as preparation for graduate studies or to meet the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing requirements for the Social Work Training Certificate.

  • SOCI 100 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCI 238 Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • SOCI 239 Social Welfare Policy and Services
  • SOCI 241 Social Work Practice: Organizations, Communities, and Institutions
  • SOCI 242 Social Work Practice: Groups and Families
  • SOCI 243 Social Work Practice: Individuals
  • SOCI 481 and SOCI 482 Human Service Internship (2 semesters)