2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

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

Teaching Minor in Sociology

Students who intend to graduate on the 128 credit degree program should consult with the Advising Center and their faculty advisor before selecting a teaching minor.  Some requirements for certain teaching minors can be met in General Education, but some others cannot.  Students choosing to take teaching minors with requirements beyond 21 credits may take credits in excess of 128 to complete their teaching major and preferred teaching minor.

For students who are gaining teaching licensure in a content major, the following minor leads to endorsement.  All students desiring licensure to teach are required to file an Application for Admission to the Teacher Education Program (see page 259).

Requirements Credits
Required Courses:
*ANTY 220 Culture and Society 3
EDU 497A Methods:  5-12 Social Studies 2
*SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOCI 318 Sociological Research Methods 3
SOCI 319 Sociological Research Methods Lab 1
SOCI 455 Classical Sociological Theory
SOCI 482 Contemporary Sociological Theory
Total Required Course credits 15
Restricted Electives:
Select two additional upper division courses from the following in consultation with a Sociology advisor:
SOCI 311 Criminology 3
SOCI 330 Juvenile Delinquency 3
SOCI 332 Sociology of the Family 3
SOCI 344 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 3
SOCI 355 Social Demography and Populations Studies 3
SOCI 382/PSYX 360 Social Psychology and Social Structure 3
SOCI 423 Sociology of Corrections 4
SOCI 431 Sociology of Gender Roles 3
SOCI 432 Human Sexual Behavior 3
SOCI 455 Classical Sociological Theory 3
SOCI 461 Urban Society and Human Ecology 4
SOCI 482 Contemporary Sociological Theory 3
Total Restricted Elective credits 6-8
Total minimum credits required for minor 21-23

*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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