2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology Minor


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Program Description

Sociology is concerned with social relations:

  • How people relate to each other as individuals, in families, and in other groups
  • How they interact within various social institutions, including the workforce and government
  • How their behavior is judged socially acceptable or deviant by others

The sociology minor will help train you to observe and analyze social interactions, predict likely outcomes, and determine how we can develop programs for the good of individuals and society.

Admission Requirements

To become a sociology minor, you need to have a minimum 2.0 g.p.a. and have completed a minimum of 21 credit hours, including ENG 1010 (with a grade of C or better), and any two additional General Education courses.

Program Learning Objectives

Sociology minors will learn to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of of sociological methodologies and/or major theoretical perspectives 
  • Produce critically-engaged writing and analysis

Program Learning Outcomes

Sociology minors can:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of of sociological methodologies and/or major theoretical perspectives 
  • Produce critically-engaged writing and analysis

For More Information

We are housed within the School of Social Sciences and International Studies, 325 Millett Hall, 937-775-2942.  You can email us at sossis@wright.edu.

Program Requirements:


Departmental Requirements


Sociology Electives: 15 Hours


  • 15 hours of sociology courses of which 9 hours must be 3000 or above (note– SOC 2000 cannot be used towards minor completion)

Total: 18 Hours


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