2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

The Department of Socology, Political Science, Native American Studies and Environmental Studies, cont'd

Minor in Sociology

Required Courses Credits
*SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOCI 318 Sociological Research Methods 3
SOCI 319 Sociological Research Methods Lab 1
SOCI 455 Classical Sociological Theory
OR SOCI 482 Contemporary Sociological Theory
3
Total required credits 10
Lower Division Core
At least one course from the following:
*ANTY 217 Physical Anthropology and Archaeology 3
*ANTY 220 Culture and Society 3
CJUS 228 Race, Class, Gender and Crime 3
*SOCI 201 Social Problems 3
SOCI 221 Criminal Justice System 3
*WGSS/A&SC 274 Women, Culture and Society 3
Total 3
Restricted Electives
At least one course from three of the following five areas.  Minimum of 8 credits, including 6 upper division.
Area 1:  General Sociology
SOCI 345 Sociology of Organizations 3
SOCI 355 Social Demography and Population Studies 3
SOCI 382/PSYX 360 Social Psychology and Social Structure 3
SOCI 435 Law and Society 3
Area 2:  Family and Relationships
SOCI 332 Sociology of the Family 3
SOCI 351 Dating & Mate Selection 3
SOCI 432 Human Sexual Behavior 3
Area 3:  Crime and Criminal Justice
CJUS 421 Criminal Justice EthicsCJUS 450 Computer Crime
3
CJUS 450 Computer Crime 3
SOCI 311 Criminology 3
SOCI 327 Sociology of Deviance 3
SOCI 330 Juvenile Delinquency 3
SOCI 423 Sociology of Corrections 4
SOCI 425 Crime Prevention and Victimology 3
Area 4:  Social Inequalities
*NASX 205 Native Americans in Contemporary Society 3
SOCI 344 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 3
SOCI 431 Sociology of Gender Roles 3
Area 5:  Health and Environments
SOCI 352 Diseases & Society 3
SOCI 380 Sociology of Health and Medicine 3
SOCI 448 Sport and Society 3
SOCI 461 Urban Society and Human Ecology 4
SOCI 470 Environmental Sociology 3
Other courses which may be used to satisfy Restricted Elective Requirements:
SOCI 294/494 Seminar/Workshop 1-3
SOCI 492 Independent Study 1-5
Restricted Elective total 11
Total minimum credits required for minor 21

*May satisfy General Education requirements.

Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.

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