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A minor in sociology can be a valuable complement to a degree in almost any field of study. You will select from a variety of courses to enhance the ability to live and work effectively in a diverse and global society. You'll gain a better understanding of social diversity, cultural trends, inequalities, organizational behavior and community and world events.

Learn to address real world problems by:

  • Developing realistic and equitable solutions
  • Thinking critically about complex problems and ideas
  • Engaging in communication processes with diverse audiences
  • Practicing responsibility for one’s own and others’ performance to improve processes and make improvements
  • Analyzing data to identify patterns and explain the meaning and application of data
  • Collaborating with others

Sociology provides an excellent background for students wishing to enter into helping professions like

  • Social services
  • Ministry
  • Nursing
  • Teaching
  • Law enforcement

It also provides an outstanding foundation for law, marketing, human resources, journalism, government, business management and entrepreneurship.

Sociology Minor Requirements