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Minor in Sociology

A minor in Sociology is a useful accompaniment to many majors on campus because we all live in a socially organized society and engage in daily social interaction. The minor consists of 18 units of Sociology coursework.

  • Sociology 101: Introduction to Sociology (3 units)
  • Sociology 102: Introduction to Social Problems, or Sociology 201: Elementary Social Statistics, or Sociology 301: Social Research Methods (3 units)

Note: Statistics 119 or 250 or Biology 215 will be accepted in lieu of Sociology 201.

Select one course from the following:

  • Sociology 401: Classical Social Theory
  • Sociology 403: Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Sociology 406: Intermediate Social Statistics
  • Sociology 407: Survey and Experimental Research Methods
  • Sociology 408: Qualitative Research Methods
  • Sociology 433: Wealth, Status, and Power
  • Sociology 455: Sociology of Intersectionality
  • Sociology 457: Protests, Reforms, and Revolutions
  • Sociology 458: Nonviolence, Peace, and Social Change
  • Sociology 459: The American Labor Movement

Select one course from the following:

  • Sociology 401: Classical Social Theory
  • Sociology 403: Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Sociology 406: Intermediate Social Statistics
  • Sociology 407: Survey and Experimental Research Methods
  • Sociology 408: Qualitative Research Methods
  • Sociology 410: Social Psychology: Mind, Self, and Society
  • Sociology 412: Social Construction of Reality
  • Sociology 430: Social Organization
  • Sociology 433: Wealth, Status, and Power
 Select three upper division courses in the department. Please see our Courses page for more information. 

Undergraduate Advising

Dr. Audrey Beck
Office: NH-214  
Email: [email protected]

Spring Open Zoom office hours will be held on Monday 12-2, Thursday 1-2, except University holidays. There is no need for an appointment during these hours, I see students in the order they log on. If you cannot make these hours or have an advising question or issue that can be handled via email, please email me at [email protected]. I will respond M-F within 24 hours. My Zoom link is: https://SDSU.zoom.us/my/audrey beck