Sociology Minor  (28 credits)

There have been some Sociology course changes that affect minor requirements.  Bold text below indicates updated Sociology courses as of 2022-2023.

For more information, please contact  Dr. J. Maureen Dolan, 503-838-8292, dolanm@wou.edu BELL 210A .

Option A: Theory and Research Emphasis (28 Credits)

Required Courses (12 Credits)

  • SOC 223 Introduction to Sociology: Theory (4)     →  SOC 204 Introduction to Sociology (4)
  • SOC 327 Social Research Methods (4)                 →  SOC 328 Introduction to Social Data Analysis (4)
  • SOC 471 Classical Sociological Theory (4)            →  SOC 370 Sociological Theory (4)

Elective Courses in Sociology (16 Credits)

Elective courses must be selected in consultation with a Sociology advisor. At least 15 hours must be upper-division in the minor.

 

Option B: Community Services Emphasis (28 Credits)

Required Courses (8 Credits)

  • SOC 225 Social Problems (4)         →   SOC 305 Social Problems, Social Justice, Social Policy (4)
  • SOC 310 Service-Learning and Community Praxis (4)

Choose Two: (8 Credits)

  • SOC 315 Social Stratification and Inequality (4)
  • SOC 338 Sociology of the Family (4)
  • SOC 340 Community Organizing (4)
  • SOC 354 Sociology of Deviant Behavior (4)
  • SOC 360 Sociology of Gender (4)
  • SOC 399 Internship (1-12 credits)
  • SOC 409 Practicum: Latino(a) Ed Mentoring (1-16)
  • SOC 434 African American Studies: Social Issues, Social Movements (3)
  • SOC 435 Chicano(a)/Latino(a) Studies: Social Issues and Social Movements (4)
  • SOC 436 Native American\Asian American Studies: Social Issues and Social Movements (3)
  • SOC 437 Sociology of Race/Ethnic Relations (4)

Elective Courses in Sociology (12 Credits)

Elective courses must be selected in consultation with a Sociology advisor. At least 16 credit hours must be upper-division (300-400 level courses).

 

Contact

Division of Social Science 

Sharyne Ryals (503) 838-8288 | or e-mail: ryalss@wou.edu